Usage examples for nets

  1. We stopped there talking to the ancient sailor- man, hearing how the Clovelly fishermen go out with black nets by day in good weather, and at night with white ones, to " attract the fish." – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  2. Except " under very exceptional circumstances, and to a very limited extent," they are unable to launch out into the deep and let down their nets for a draught. – The South Isles of Aran by Oliver J. Burke