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act of catching fish for consumption or display. Fishing—usually by hand, club, spear, net, and possibly by hook—was known to prehistoric people. It was practiced by the ancient Persians, Egyptians, and Chinese, and it is mentioned in the Odyssey
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a. the art or sport of catching fish with a rod and line and a baited hook or other lure, such as a fly; fishing
b. (as modifier): an angling contest