sproat

or sproat hook

[ sproht or sproht hoo k ]
/ sproʊt or ˈsproʊt ˌhʊk /

noun Angling.

a fishhook having a circular bend.

Origin of sproat

1865–70; named after W. H. Sproat, 19th-century English angler
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