bow net


Definition of bow net

  1. 1 :  a trap for lobsters consisting of a wickerwork cylinder with a funnel-shaped entrance at one end

  2. 2 :  a net attached to a wooden bow for catching birds

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Origin and Etymology of bow net


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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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