Definition of Fishpoles
1. fishpole [n] - See also: fishpole
Lexicographical Neighbors of Fishpoles
Literary usage of Fishpoles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cruise of the Snark by Jack London (1911)
"Natives whom I did not remember ever having seen before strayed over the rail and presented me with such things as fishpoles, fish-lines, and fish-hooks ..."
2. Highways and Byways of the Mississippi Valley by Clifton Johnson (1913)
"baskets and boxes of food, and with guns or nets and fishpoles. Many got off at each station, and when I, too, left the train, it was with the usual crowd. ..."
3. Rip Van Winkle: Folk-opera in Three Acts by Reginald DeKoven, Percy MacKaye (1919)
"Where are your fishpoles ? Who learns ye how to fly your kites? Who calls ye From school, when bobolinks are in the meadow, To play at hookie all a summer's ..."