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Fishhook   Listen
noun
Fishhook  n.  
1.
A hook for catching fish.
2.
(Naut.) A hook with a pendant, to the end of which the fish-tackle is hooked.






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"Fishhook" Quotes from Famous Books



... the following morning, while his wife slept, Kaopele rose, and going to the house of a neighbor, borrowed a fishhook with its tackle. Then, supplying himself with bait, he went a-fishing in the ocean and took an enormous quantity of fish. On his way home he stopped at the house where he had borrowed the tackle and returned it, giving the man also half of the fish. Arrived at home, he threw the load of ...
— Hawaiian Folk Tales - A Collection of Native Legends • Various



Words linked to "Fishhook" :   fishing tackle, tackle, fishing rig



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