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 [cf. TICKLE + -er agent suffix] n. a long staff with a wire probe used to prod fish or lobster out of hiding: 1977 The bowman used the tickler to dislodge the fish (Albury 71).

Tags: nautical, noun, tool

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Last update: 2011-09-04 19:04
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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