big hook

nounRailroads Slang.

Words Nearby big hook Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use big hook in a sentence

  • Some have sawfish-blade noses, and extinct species may have had big hooks on their heads.

    Let’s learn about sharks | Bethany Brookshire | December 15, 2020 | Science News For Students
  • I was using a big hook half embedded near the tail of the flying-fish and the leader ran through the bait.

    Tales of Fishes | Zane Grey
  • He had a big fishing-rod with a big strong line hanging from it on which was a very big hook.

  • Perhaps the fishermen caught the shark on a big hook and line, and want to get it into the boat to bring it to shore.

  • He came in at our place one evening with a big hook and line from 'down east'—the kind of tackle used in salt water.

    Eben Holden | Irving Bacheller
  • She went straight to the big hook where the days copy hung and began thumbing through it.

    Joan of the Journal | Helen Diehl Olds