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Definition of "fishing rod" [fishing rod]

  • A rod of wood, steel, or fiberglass used with a line for catching fish. Also called fishing pole. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fishing rod" in a sentence
  • "He clenched his fishing rod in his hand and walked up the embankment toward his house, the azaleas and four-o’clocks in his yard rippling with color in the shade."
  • "Though give me the Isle of Mull any day, with just my fishing rod for company."