Definition of Fishhook

1. Noun. A sharp barbed hook for catching fish.

Group relationships: Fishing Gear, Fishing Rig, Fishing Tackle, Rig, Tackle
Generic synonyms: Hook



Definition of Fishhook

1. n. A hook for catching fish.

Definition of Fishhook

1. Noun. a barbed hook, usually metal, used for fishing ¹

2. Noun. (slang) A jack (the playing card) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fishhook

1. a barbed hook for catching fish [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fishhook

1. 1. A hook for catching fish. 2. A hook with a pendant, to the end of which the fish-tackle is hooked. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fishhook

fisheye lens
fisheyes
fishfinder
fishfinders
fishfinding
fishflies
fishfly
fishful
fishgig
fishgigs
fishhawk
fishhawks
fishhead
fishheads
fishhood
fishhook (current term)
fishhooks
fishie
fishier
fishies
fishiest
fishified
fishifies
fishify
fishifying
fishily
fishin'
fishiness
fishinesses
fishing

Literary usage of Fishhook

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1. The Physio-medical Journal and Reform Advocate by Journal Committee, Physio-Medical Association of Indiana (1875)
"A fishhook TRAVELS FROM A BOY'S RIGHT HAND TO HIS LEFT SHOULDER. THE New Hampshire Enquirer gives an account of a boy, at the age of thirteen years, ..."

2. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1896)
"Placing a wine-bottle cork between the upper and lower molar teeth of the right side, I found on inspection that the fishhook had passed into the throat and ..."

3. The Primitive Inhabitants of Scandinavia: An Essay on Comparative by Sven Nilsson, John Lubbock (1868)
"Wooden fishhook, with bone 28. fishhook of flint, found near Lomma on the Oresund. 29. fishhook of flint, found on the bank of the Kranke Lake. 30. ..."

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