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fishgig

[fish-gig] /ˈfɪʃˌgɪg/
noun
1.
a spearlike implement with barbed prongs for spearing fish in the water.
Also called fizgig.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; alteration (by association with fish) of fizgig, probably by folk etymology < Spanish fisga harpoon
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fishgig

/ˈfɪʃˌɡɪɡ/
noun
1.
a pole with barbed prongs for impaling fish Also fizgig
Word Origin
C17: of uncertain origin; perhaps altered from Spanish fisga harpoon
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