What does the word fishing mean?

Usage examples for fishing

  1. You've been fishing on my pond, you say. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  2. And knowing, although they were London men, that fish do live in water, these two fellows went fishing all day, but never landed anything. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  3. Dorman turned back to his fishing with a long breath of relief. – Her Prairie Knight by B.M. Sinclair, AKA B. M. Bower