fishing rod

fishing rod
a rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑fishing pole
Hypernyms: ↑rod
Hyponyms: ↑fly rod, ↑spinning rod
Member Holonyms: ↑fishing gear, ↑tackle, ↑fishing tackle, ↑fishing rig, ↑rig
Part Meronyms: ↑reel, ↑stock

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ˈfishing rod [fishing rod fishing rods] (also rod) (NAmE also ˈfishing pole) noun
a long wooden or plastic stick with a ↑fishing line and hook attached, that is used for catching fish
See also:rod

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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