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Chum

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(Redirected from Burley)

noun - Chum is bait (luring substance) for fish, including sharks. Chum consists of fish parts and blood, which attract fish, particularly sharks owing to their keen sense of smell.

Usage[edit]

The film crew start chumming in order to see if the great white sharks would come to the surface.

Synonyms[edit]

rubby dubby (West Country and Yorkshire, UK), shirvey or chirvey (Guernsey and Channel Islands), burley (Australasia), and bait balls.

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