1) A net like a purse, with ends which could be drawn together by string. It was used principally to catch rabbits.

1612 taking from him ... divers other nets called pursenettes, Brandsby

1613 2 foxe nets on the pursnett fashion

1622 one rabbet in his pocke and pursenetts and a ferritt, Brandsby.

places Brandsby
dates 1612 1613 1622

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