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fouly a Cp OED foul 6 c foul bottom naut; EDD 11 (3) foul-ground. Rough or rocky condition of the sea-bed, harmful to fishing nets.
   T 80/3-64 You couldn't haul trap there—tear un up, see; fouly bottom. He had a spurt first heavin' down th' rocks; he hove down tons an' tons o' ballast: made it a bit better but 'twas still hooky an' fouly. P 13-74 We can't set out nets 'ere, b'y, the bottom is too fouly.

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