One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A basket-like trap in which lobsters are caught.
- ‘A very rare specimen of a ‘Trigger Fish’ has been caught by a local fisherman in one of his lobster pots.’
- ‘In the calm of the early morning you can see, from your bed in some cases, fishermen rowing silently and pulling their lobster pots, even occasionally pods of dolphins jumping.’
- ‘Their habits are such that they can only be caught in special lobster pots, and the fishery for them is relatively expensive and arduous.’
- ‘When a lobster pot wraps my rudder or prop, I use the tree saw and stay dry.’
- ‘He hung onto a lobster pot for a couple of minutes until he realised his predicament, and made his ascent as slowly as he could.’
- ‘They scratched a living from shrimp and whelk, operating one or two lobster pots and surviving on what the trawlermen chucked back into the waters.’
- ‘Of course, as we hadn't caught one, I had insisted this be carried over, especially as Paul had had so much fun playing the lobster pot I picked up the rod while Davy fitted me up with the fighting harness.’
- ‘From the front door of the restaurant she can almost watch her suppliers checking their lobster pots and bringing in their catch.’
- ‘Police divers found the boat after locating a lobster pot which had lodged at the bottom of the sea bed.’
- ‘Shelton balanced the lobster pot up on the gunwale.’
- ‘I mentioned this yarn to a non-knitter, who's thoughts on the subject were, what a waste of a perfectly good lobster pot.’
- ‘Your dad caught it in a lobster pot he found on one of his famous forays on the beach.’
- ‘The house could also be a chapel or from some angles a boat or lobster pot.’
- ‘A lobster pot on a line near the twin arches of Cathedral Rock was deliberately filled with stones.’
- ‘A seahorse clings to a lobster pot at Lynch's Reef, Kaikoura’
- ‘This had, however, fallen forward onto the deck, possibly dragged down by the snagged lobster pot that had led to the wreck being found.’
- ‘If the sea bottom was under-exploited, it could grow claws, eight legs, and a spring-action tail - and watch out for lobster pots.’
- ‘I can only assume that it had been found stuck in a lobster pot or something, but why behead it?’
- ‘Kate makes notes of lobster pots left by local fishermen.’
- ‘The latest is a ban on the use of cow hides and hocks as a holding bait in lobster pots - a ban most crayfishermen support.’
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