A bag-shaped net with a mouth that can be drawn together with cords, for catching fish or rabbits.
More example sentences
- The rabbit, with the ferret behind it, bolts out of the nearest exit hole and is caught in the purse net.
- William would occasionally go out in the late evening, set his purse nets over the rabbit holes and then return the next evening to pick up his spoils.
Definition of purse net in:
- The US English dictionary