Definition of high line in English:

high line


North American
  • 1Fishing informal. The person who or boat which catches the most fish during a particular period of time; frequently as a title.

  • 2Forestry. In logging: an overhead cable attached high above the ground to a spar tree, used to haul logs out of the forest. Also attributive in "high-line logging". Compare high lead. Now historical.


Mid 19th century. From high + line.


high line

/ˈhʌɪ lʌɪn/