alder
trees or shrubs belonging to the birch family
allegory
the use of figures or characters to represent an abstract principle
angler
1. one who fishes with a hook and line. 2. one who works an angle; a schemer
angling
a method of fishing using a hook and line
antagonist
an enemy or opponent
anterior
(anatomy) the forward end; near the head; the frontside of a human
antipode
1. directly opposite; diametrically opposed 2. two places on diametrically opposite sides of the earth--as in the north and south poles
antithesis
a proposition in the diametric opposition of another proposition
bait
an edible substance used to lure fish, to take a hook
bardic
pertaining to bards A professional poet and singer of the Middle Ages charged with composing verse honoring heroes and princes
bloody
(British, Australian, New Zealand, mildly vulgar, not comparable) Used as an intensifier.
cadenzas
(music) an elaborate piece of music played by a single musician
chug
Onomatopoeia (American slang) to drink a large amount (especially of beer) in a single action
cowpoke
(US) A cowboy (person who tends cattle usually on horseback)
cranial
to do with the head especially the brain
creel
a basket anglers use to hold fish
drift
to move slowly, carried by water or air currents
eddy
a current of water or air running in the opposite direction of the main current
enema
a purging of the bowels induced by injection of water or other liquid
flies
artificial flies, used in angling, created by tying materials such as fur, feathers, or hair, either natural or synthetic, onto a hook with thread
flyfishing
an angling method using artificial flies cast with a fly rod and a fly line to lure fish
fundamentalist
One who reduces religion to strict interpretation of core or original texts
gander
A glance, look (slang)
gizzard
A portion of the esophagus of either a bird or an annelid that contains ingested grit and is used to grind up ingested food before it is transferred to the stomach
glossies
(chiefly British) a magazine with pages having a smooth, reflective surface
gorge
1. A deep narrow passage with steep rocky sides; a ravine. 2. The throat or gullet.
historicity
The characteristic of having existed in history
hook
a rod, wire or filament bent into a curve or angle; such a device attached to a fishing line
jackpine
(Pinus banksiana) is a North American pine
line
a thread, string, cord, or rope ; a fishing line
lunker
(US) an especially large game fish
lurking
to loiter,hang out or wait about inconspicuously with the intent to watch but not be noticed
nemesis
1. an archenemy 2. the polar opposite of a character or person
nymph fishing
using the larva of insects as bait
obstetrician
A physician who specializes in childbirth.
posterior
1.the rear of an object. 2. (euphemism) The buttocks
purgation
1. to cleanse; to rid of impurities; 2. the act of purging, esp. by use of a purgative; 3. (medical) to evacuate the bowels or vomit
reefed
to shorten (a topmast or fishing line) by taking in part of it
ruddy
(British, slang) A mild intensifier reltated to: bleeding, blimming, bloody, blooming
saddlebags
covered pouches for carrying behind the saddle across the back of a horse
scree
loose debris of varrious sized stone on a slope
sinker
a weight used in fishing to sink the line and hook
snag
(fishing) to catch the hook on foliage or a submerged object
tippet
The tippet connects the leader to the fly
transmogrifies
to alter the form of; shapeshift