Meaning of FISHING in English

n. the activity of catching fish, esp. for food or as a sport. fishing-line a long thread of silk etc. with a baited hook, sinker, float, etc., used for catching fish. fishing-rod a long tapering usu. jointed rod to which a fishing-line is attached.

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