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fishhook

[fish-hoo k] /ˈfɪʃˌhʊk/
noun
1.
a hook used in fishing.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English fischhook. See fish, hook
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fishhooks

noun

The fingers (1846+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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