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to put food on a hook or in a trap in order to attract and catch fish, birds, or other animals
a pull at the hook when you are fishing, made by a fish trying to take the bait on the hook
to swing a fishing rod forward so that the end of the line falls into the water
to stop an animal, bird, or insect and prevent it from escaping, especially using a trap
to get a fish from a river, lake, or the ocean, using a fishing net or rod
an organized fight between two male chickens with sharp metal spurs on their feet. Cockfights are illegal in many countries.
to use dogs to chase rabbits or hares as a sport
to hunt for rabbits or rats with a ferret
to try to catch fish, for example using a net or a fishing rod
an activity in which people on horses chase a fox with dogs that are trained to catch and kill it. Fox-hunting is now illegal in the U.K.
to hit a whale or big fish with a harpoon
mainly in the U.K., an occasion when people on horses chase foxes as a sport. The people who do this are also known as the hunt.
a place where people or animals can find their prey (=the animals they hunt and kill)
in the U.K., an occasion when a group of people riding horses hunt foxes
a group of hounds (=dogs) that are trained to hunt together
to bring a fish toward you by turning the reel of a fishing rod
to try to catch fish using a fishing line tied to the back of a boat
the activity of hunting whales
if an animal springs a trap, the trap closes on the animal so that it is caught
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