1. [syn: fishing rod, fishing pole]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Fishing \Fish"ing\, a. [From Fishing, n.]
Pertaining to fishing; used in fishery; engaged in fishing;
as, fishing boat; fishing tackle; fishing village.
Fishing fly, an artificial fly for fishing.
Fishing line, a line used in catching fish.
Fishing net, a net of various kinds for catching fish;
including the bag net, casting net, drag net, landing net,
seine, shrimping net, trawl, etc.
Fishing rod, a long slender rod, to which is attached the
line for angling.
Fishing smack, a sloop or other small vessel used in sea
Fishing tackle, apparatus used in fishing, as hook, line,
Fishing tube (Micros.), a glass tube for selecting a
microscopic object in a fluid.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in
fishing to extend the fishing line [syn: fishing rod,