fishhook

[ fish-hoo k ]
/ ˈfɪʃˌhʊk /

noun

a hook used in fishing.

Origin of fishhook

First recorded in 1350–1400, fishhook is from the Middle English word fischhook. See fish, hook1
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fish-hook


noun

a sharp hook used in angling, esp one with a barb
logic a symbol (∋) for entailment
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