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sproat

[ sproht ]
/ sproʊt /
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noun Angling.

a fishhook having a circular bend.

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Also sproat hook [sproht-hook] /ˈsproʊt ˌhʊk/ .

Origin of sproat

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