fish-hooks and lines, as well as herring-nets, were precious articles in those days.
Harpoons, made of cane, were used to catch fish, and fish-hooks of mother-of-pearl.
Extend a twine under the ceiling of a room, and put through it at thirty inches distance two pins bent in the form of fish-hooks.
We presented the Indians some fish-hooks which pleased them.
And he broke it into many fragments, and made five hundred fish-hooks to give to his brother, Prince Fire Flash.
I have been thinking of it, though, but I did not know any fish-hooks had been found.
The natives of Tahiti had fish-hooks made of mother-of-pearl, and every fisherman made them for himself.
He asked Casey and the other men whether they had by chance any fish-hooks in their pockets?
Still the shaft seemed to lower very slowly, while my fish-hooks were disappearing very quickly.
“Trust you for the fish-hooks, squire,” said the first speaker.
were used for catching fish (Amos 4:2; comp. Isa. 37:29; Jer. 16:16; Ezek. 29:4; Job. 41:1, 2; Matt. 17:27).