kirby

[ kur-bee ]
/ ˈkɜr bi /

noun, plural kir·bies. Angling.

a fishhook having an even bend.

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Also called kirby hook.

Origin of kirby

First recorded in 1795–1805; after the proper name

Definition for kirby (2 of 2)

Kirby
[ kur-bee ]
/ ˈkɜr bi /

noun

a male given name.
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