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Purse net

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Purse net a fishing net, the mouth of which may be closed or drawn together like a purse.
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Usage

In literature:

I was shown into a pretty but rather close drawing-room, and there sat Agnes, netting a purse.
"David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens
They all paint tables, cover screens, and net purses.
"Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen
And I would wager that she netted the little purse which he has just taken out of it, and which Master Lynx is eying.
"The Christmas Books" by William Makepeace Thackeray
PURSE-NET, net of which the mouth is drawn together with a string.
"Volpone; Or, The Fox" by Ben Jonson
PURSE-NET, net of which the mouth is drawn together with a string.
"The Alchemist" by Ben Jonson
PURSE-NET, net of which the mouth is drawn together with a string.
"The Poetaster" by Ben Jonson
PURSE-NET, net of which the mouth is drawn together with a string.
"Sejanus: His Fall" by Ben Jonson
PURSE-NET, net of which the mouth is drawn together with a string.
"Every Man In His Humor" by Ben Jonson
In so doing he caught sight of the hunter, who was now enabled to close the mouth of the net-purse completely.
"The Prairie Chief" by R.M. Ballantyne
I carried with me a netted purse which required mending, and I asked her to catch up the broken meshes while I waited for it.
"Mugby Junction" by Charles Dickens
Bolsa means purse, Sheriff, one of them knitted purse nets.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
This purse should be knitted with second sized netting silk, No.
"The Ladies' Work-Table Book" by Anonymous
The net, it was a purse net now, drew close.
"At the Crossroads" by Harriet T. Comstock
They all paint tables, cover screens, and net purses.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
This purse will take five skeins of second-sized netting silk.
"My Knitting Book" by Miss Lambert
This purse is very pretty with only 2 small rows instead of 4, and netted in shades of different colors.
"The Ladies' Knitting and Netting Book" by Miss Watts
This done, the young farmer put his hand into his pocket, to bring out the net purse with the forty guineas.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various
Actually the little brocade case which she had held in her hand with her silver net purse was gone.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
Laura had netted a purse into which his mother had put some sovereigns, and Pen had found it on his dressing-table that very morning.
"A History of Pendennis, Volume 1" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Small purse nets are spread over these, and I always preferred these loose to being pegged or fixed in any way.
"The Confessions of a Poacher" by Anonymous
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In news:

The state Division of Marine Fisheries has proposed new regulations that would affect the use of purse seines, surface gillnets, and cast nets in Massachusetts waters for harvesting menhaden, sea herring, and mackerel.
Anyone who has been around the Nets for the past year has gotten a chance to see plenty of MarShon Brooks ' pink purse.
This victory netted Wrench $20,000, the biggest prize purse in Pro Junior surfing.
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