Definitions starting with F

ID #3739

float

[Vir., boat or bateau (Seaman); Scots, a raft EDD; DAE, a small boat or scow] n. a floating cage between six and ten feet square, made of woven STRAW1, for keeping fish alive after they are caught.= SCOW, SCOUCH cf. FISH POT (Inagua, Long)

Tags: noun, straw work

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Last update: 2010-11-29 20:18
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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