Definition of purse netting in English:

purse netting

noun

  • 1The practice of making purses out of network. Now historical and rare.

  • 2The practice of fishing with a purse net or nets.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Anne Manning (1807–1879), writer. From purse + netting.

Pronunciation

purse netting

/ˈpəːs ˌnɛtɪŋ/