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fishhook

[ fish-hook ]
/ ˈfɪʃˌhʊk /
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noun
a hook used in fishing.
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Origin of fishhook

First recorded in 1350–1400, fishhook is from the Middle English word fischhook.See fish, hook1
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British Dictionary definitions for fishhook

fish-hook

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