netful


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netful

(ˈnɛtfʊl)
n
the quantity of fish that can be held by a net
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The painting shows three fishermen hauling a netful of fishes in a display of brawn and dynamism.
xxvi); Fridner's base MS (BL Harley 874) adds a final sentence (5/63): "& god al netful be at oure bigynnyng yif it be his wille Amen.
At Blubbery Lake near Morpeth, Steve Wood, Trev Wilson and Dave Coster have all been catching around 5lb apiece - mainly skimmers around half a pound, and on Leazes Park Malcolm Macdonald had a netful of small perch along with bonus roach up to 5oz.
It was only a short while later, when he hauled that netful of fish ashore, that he was again challenged: "Feed my lambs.
True, like every good story, there have been the dark moments - when Perrow missed almost an entire season through injury - but every year has ended with a bagful of memories to match the netful of goals from the Erdington-based player's boot or head.