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Definition of Fishline
1. a line used in fishing [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Fishline
Literary usage of Fishline
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1917)
"The ends of the fishline are fastened to the skin with adhesive on opposite ... Enameled silk fishline has the advantage of other suture material in that it ..."
2. Rural Education: A Complete Course of Study for Modern Rural Schools by Andrew Ezra Pickard (1915)
"3—fishline Winder Material: Basswood as follows: 6 inches by 2% inches by 34 ... fishline winder. directions given in the cut. Chisel the sides to shape. ..."
3. Diseases of the stomach and upper alimentary tract by Anthony Bassler (1922)
"A double linen fishline is then attached to the thread and drawn up through the esophagus into the mouth, and with one of these lines wire spindle bougies ..."
4. A Laboratory Manual in Physics: To Accompany Black and Davis' "Practical by Newton Henry Black (1913)
"fishline. Block of wood. To the middle of a piece of fishline about 40 cm. long tie a second piece about half as long. At each of the free ends make a loop ..."
5. Everyday Classics: Fifth Reader by Franklin Thomas Baker, Ashley Horace Thorndike (1917)
"Last holidays you licked the paint off my lozenge-box, and the holidays before that you let the boat drag my fishline down. when I'd set you to watch it, ..."
6. The Laws of Wisconsin by Wisconsin (1915)
"(dl Except as authorized by license duly issued, any set line, cable, rope, or line with more than one fishline attached thereto, either directly or ..."
7. Success in the Small Shop by John Herbert Van Deventer (1918)
"This consists of stretching a wire or fishline approximately parallel with the ... For the small shop the length of which is limited, a fishline will answer ..."