gang hook

gang′ hook`


n.
a fishhook with several points that is made by joining the shanks of two or three hooks.
[1625–35, Amer.]
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On their ninth studio album the Scream gang hook up with Bjorn Yttling, from Peter, Bjorn and John and Bloc Party's producer Paul Epworth.
Its size rivals the boat itself with almost as much wood involved, with enough gang hooks eager to drag Lake Superior for drowned ore-men.
SNARED: The gull struggled in the water after the gang hooked it on a fishing line' FLUNG ABOUT: One of the youths picks up the terrified bird and swings it around' BATTERED: The exhausted creature is struck repeatedly with a baton until long after it dies