underspin

noun
un·​der·​spin | \ ˈən-dər-ˌspin How to pronounce underspin (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Catching numbers hasn’t been a problem with bass in the 2- to 2.5-pound range found at depths from 25 to 40 feet with Fatty Worm’s underspins, Berserk’s Purple Hornet jigs, or Pro Worms 124p on the drop-shot. sacbee, "Fishing Line: Week of March 19 | The Sacramento Bee," 20 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of underspin

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Underspin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underspin. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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