Meaning of trammel net

tram'mel net"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a three-layered fishing net, the middle layer of which is fine-meshed, the others coarse-meshed, so that fish attempting to pass through the net will become entangled in one or more of the meshes.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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