fish-hook

fish-hook

n
1. (Angling) a sharp hook used in angling, esp one with a barb
2. (Logic) logic a symbol (∋) for entailment
Translations

fish-hook

[ˈfɪʃˌhʊk] namo
References in classic literature ?
You fella boy catch 'm one fella pig, put 'm kai-kai belong him along big fella fish-hook.
There did not seem to be brains enough in the entire nursery, so to speak, to bait a fish-hook with; but you didn't seem to mind that, after a little, because you soon saw that brains were not needed in a society like that, and in- deed would have marred it, hindered it, spoiled its sym- metry -- perhaps rendered its existence impossible.
Much as if one nostril was caught up with a horsehair and a little fish-hook.
Some of these people, more provident and industrious than the rest, lay up a stock of dried salmon, and other fish, for winter: with these, they were ready to traffic with the travellers for any objects of utility in Indian life; giving a large quantity in exchange for an awl, a knife, or a fish-hook.
M'Kay, but spread his wares upon the deck, making a tempting display of blankets, cloths, knives, beads, and fish-hooks, expecting a prompt and profitable sale.
There were trade watches, clasp knives, amazing assortments of fish-hooks in packages, plug tobacco, matches, and gorgeous strips of cotton for loincloths all around.
Which four-letter word, beginning with "B", is the point that stands backward on an arrow or fish-hook to prevent it from being easily extracted?
Velinovska says that she personally does not want to feel like a fish caught by a fish-hook and therefore sends out two public messages.
The HOOK campaign adverts, which was launched on TV, outdoor billboards and online, show smokers being violently seized by a fish-hook as they are dragged to their traditional smoking spots.
The fish-hook one is rather childish and the toxic substance one could be applied to any of several hundred items used in our everyday lives.
The HOOK campaign adverts, which were launched on TV, outdoor billboards and online on New Year's Day, show smokers being violently seized by a fish-hook.
Some sport-fishing landings go a month or more without as much as a fish-hook injury.