Meaning of field net in English:

field net

Pronunciation /ˈfiːldnɛt/


  • 1A large, fixed net used to trap animals, especially rabbits or hares.

  • 2A hand-held net with a fine mesh and a long handle, used to catch insects, small fish, etc.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Bell's Weekly Messenger. From field + net.