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sproat

or sproat hook

[sproht or sproht hoo k] /sproʊt or ˈsproʊt ˌhʊk/
noun, Angling.
1.
a fishhook having a circular bend.
Origin of sproat
1865-1870
1865-70; named after W. H. Sproat, 19th-century English angler
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