lobster pot


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lobster pot

n.
A cage of plastic-covered wire mesh or wooden slats with a funnel-shaped entrance, used for trapping lobsters. Also called lobster trap.

lobster pot

or

lobster trap

n
(Fishing) a round basket or trap made of open slats used to catch lobsters

lob′ster pot`


n.
a trap for catching lobsters, typically a box made of wooden slats with a funnellike entrance to the bait. Also called lob′ster trap`.
[1755–65]
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Noun1.lobster pot - trap for catching lobsterslobster pot - trap for catching lobsters    
trap - a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
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Other restaurants shortlisted for the award were The Lobster Pot in Nottingham, Emily's Surf and Turf in Derby, Rocksalt Bistro in Market Harborough, The Lighthouse in Kibworth Beauchamp, Barnacles in Hinckley and On the Rocks in Bromsgrove.
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