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angling

Line breaks: an|gling
Pronunciation: /ˈaŋɡlɪŋ
 
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Definition of angling in English:

noun

[mass noun] British
The sport or pastime of fishing with a rod and line: recreation such as walking, boating, and angling [as modifier]: an angling club an angling licence
More example sentences
  • One of the great things about this wonderful sport of angling are the friendships made at the waterside.
  • In its 2001 manifesto, Labour promised that it had ‘no intention whatsoever of placing restrictions on the sports of angling and shooting’.
  • For Patrick Arnold's fully detailed angling column see the sports section of the Westmorland Gazette.

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