[ fish-gig ]
/ ˈfɪʃˌgɪg /
a spearlike implement with barbed prongs for spearing fish in the water.
Origin of fishgig
Also called fizgig.
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British Dictionary definitions for fishgig
/ (ˈfɪʃˌɡɪɡ) /
a pole with barbed prongs for impaling fishAlso: fizgig
Word Origin for fishgig
C17: of uncertain origin; perhaps altered from Spanish fisga harpoon
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