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1. A long fishing line anchored at both ends and bearing baited hooks at regular intervals along its length. Also called trawl, trawl line, trotline.
2. A fishing line affixed at one end to an object on the shore and left unattended.
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|Noun||1.||setline - a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)|
fishing line - a length of cord to which the leader and float and sinker and hook are attached
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