Origin of fyke
How to use fyke in a sentence
What are ye in sic a fyke for aboot the tenth and the tenth?Lochinvar|S. R. Crockett
As a commercial fish it is taken in nets in the North, and in fyke-nets in the southern extent of its range.Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others|James Alexander Henshall
I got the loose end fastened to the boat, and found it impossible to row back against the tide with the fyke.
A fyke is a fishnet, with long wings on each side; in shape like a nightcap with ear lappets; in mechanism like a rat-trap.
Nor was the fyke of impotent preparation within the walls of the castle better.Ringan Gilhaize|John Galt