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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

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lobster trap

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(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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In one of the snaps, Sean O Cheoinin and his 11-year-old son Padraig of Leitir Ard, Carna, Co Galway, are working on their lobster pots as they await their new boat from Gael Linn.
Offenders went to the harbour and climbed over a fence and forced entry to a shed to steal lobster pots and rope before making off unseen.
The array of seafood salad platters, caviar and lobster pots lure you into a try-anything-once attitude.
During my 15 years diving off our coast, the increase in the number of lobster pots strung out along our rocky coast line must contribute to the decline in lobster population, the reduction in the size of lobsters seen during this period was most noticeable.
Coastguards say they got reports yesterday morning that the whale had become entangled in lobster pots on the north east side of Shetland.