shackle net

1) A regional word for a type of fishing net, compared with a flue or dragnet in glossaries.

Examples generally are late and infrequent but it occurs quite regularly in the Pennines: 1624 no man shall fishe neyther with rod nett nor sha[k]ell nett, Golcar

1705-8 presented for fishing with a shakle net in the river of Swale

1726 there were other two persons with a shackle nett fishing in the river, West Riding.

dates 1624 1705-1708 1726

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