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keepnet Line breaks: keep|net
Pronunciation: /ˈkiːpnɛt/

Definition of keepnet in English:

noun

Fishing
A net for keeping fish alive until they are returned to the water.
Example sentences
  • Although I'm occasionally selfish enough to want a picture of a nice mixed bag of fish at the end of the day, I never put grayling into a keepnet.
  • I have also witnessed an angler with a double figure barbel in his keepnet which was being transported along the bank so his son could take a picture.
  • Changes affecting the ever-popular Laybourne Lakes include banning keepnets, other than in match conditions.

Words that rhyme with keepnet

driftnet • fishnet • jaconet

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