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. S'pose dog he walk about catch 'm kai-kai, you fella boy catch 'm dog allee same one shark.
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. Yes, he came to the same end; quite the natural end here, I assure you.
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. Others were in the most abject state of want and starvation; and would even gather up the fish-bones which the travellers threw away after a repast, warm them over again at the fire, and pick them with the greatest avidity.
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 Kerry star had until tomorrow to request a hearing with the CHC after the "fish-hook" incident involving Cork's Eoin Cadogan in Sunday's Munster SFC semi replay, above.
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 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.
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.