Definition of Fishing rod

1. Noun. A rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line.

Exact synonyms: Fishing Pole
Group relationships: Fishing Gear, Fishing Rig, Fishing Tackle, Rig, Tackle
Specialized synonyms: Fly Rod, Spinning Rod
Terms within: Reel, Stock
Generic synonyms: Rod

Definition of Fishing rod

1. Noun. A rod, often made in sections, which carries a line used for angling and is used to support both the line and the reel and to cast the line. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fishing Rod

fishing expeditions
fishing gear
fishing ground
fishing grounds
fishing hook
fishing hooks
fishing licence
fishing license
fishing line
fishing net
fishing owl
fishing permit
fishing pole
fishing poles
fishing rig
fishing rod (current term)
fishing rods
fishing season
fishing smack
fishing space
fishing spaces
fishing tackle
fishing vessel
fishing worm

Literary usage of Fishing rod

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries (1911)
"DANIEL WEBSTER S FISHING-ROD | A fishing rod with an interesting history is on view in one of the windows of the Dame-Stoddard Company's store, ..."

2. Popular Lectures on Science and Art: Delivered in the Principal Cities and by Dionysius Lardner (1846)
"Portable Apparatus made of a fishing Rod.—Saussure's Electroscope and bis Mode of estimating the Value of the Divergence*—Occasional Use of the Galvanometer ..."

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