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A barbed metal hook used for catching fish.



a barbed hook for catching fish.
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Noun1.fishhook - a sharp barbed hook for catching fishfishhook - a sharp barbed hook for catching fish
fishing gear, fishing rig, fishing tackle, tackle, rig - gear used in fishing
hook - a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something
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And he also put into the hat certain schoolboy treasures of almost inestimable value -- among them a lump of chalk, an India-rubber ball, three fishhooks, and one of that kind of marbles known as a "sure 'nough crystal.
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She sniffed that dog from head to foot to find a telltale sign; then she raked her fishhook claws down Old Snore's bony spine.
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There are even suggestions on finding lost people and how to remove a fishhook or skin caught in a zipper.
The company produces a full range of sharpening products, and the Diafold is available in single- and double-sided versions, as well as a serrated sharpener, diamond flat file and a fishhook sharpener.
An agreement between the Company and Eldor was signed and exploration was undertaken on the Fishhook and Nicholson properties that are now owned 100% by GLR.
They had to dig a pretty big hole in his posterior to get the fishhook out and he won't be able to drive or sit up straight for a couple of days.
We invite everyone to get a fishing rod with a good coil and a large fishhook, which will enable to catch a big and high-quality fish.
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