long-lining

noun
long-lin·​ing | \ ˈlȯŋ-ˌlī-niŋ How to pronounce long-lining (audio) \

Definition of long-lining

: fishing with a longline

First Known Use of long-lining

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Long-lining.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/long-lining. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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