Definition of prawner in English:

prawner

Line breaks: prawn¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈprɔːnə
 
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noun

A boat used for fishing for prawns.
More example sentences
  • Of the very few boats that did venture out a handful of prawners managed one day's fishing for the first two weeks of the month.
  • Meanwhile a large percentage of the Portavogie prawners continued to persevere in the Clyde usually managing to get a full week's work in and landing into Campbelltown before coming home most Fridays for the weekend.
  • Some Kilkeel prawners however who made the long steam to grounds of the Cumbrian coast were rewarded with a fairly good fishing of good quality prawns.

Derivatives

prawning

noun
More example sentences
  • We have already seen the insidious effects of the introduced White Spot virus on the prawning industry in other Australian areas.

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