- a fishhook with two barbed prongs; a hook made by fastening two hooks back to back at the shanks.
- gorge1(def 8).
Origin of gorge hook
First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for gorge hook
This may account for so few pike being found dead after they have broken away with a gorge-hook in them.
The same objection formerly applied to live-baiting with what was known as a gorge-hook.