Definition of fyke in English:


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Pronunciation: /fʌɪk
(also fyke net)


chiefly US
  • A bag net for catching fish.
    More example sentences
    • Fish were collected with either a winged fyke net or commercial minnow traps.
    • One fyke net was set perpendicular to the shore at every shore station.
    • The net is known as a fyke net, which is used to catch eels.


mid 19th century: from Dutch fuik 'fish trap'.

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