handline

1 of 2

noun

1
: a line managed chiefly by direct contact with the hands: such as
a
: any of several comparatively simple arrangements of hooks and line designed for use in the hands of or under the immediate and continuous supervision of a fisherman
opposed to setline
b
: the line on a hand lead
c
: a line used without rod or reel for fishing
2
: a fire hose of small diameter

handline

2 of 2

intransitive verb

: to fish with a handline
handliner
ˈ⸗ˌ⸗ə(r)
noun

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“Handline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handline. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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