Fish-tackle
Fish-tackle Fish"-tac`kle, n. A tackle or purchase used to raise the flukes of the anchor up to the gunwale. The block used is called the fish-block. [1913 Webster]

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  • fish tackle — noun : a tackle or purchase used to raise the flukes of an anchor up to the gunwale * * * Naut. a tackle for fishing an anchor. [1680 90] * * * fish tackle, the heavy tackle for raising and lowering an anchor to and from the gunwale …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish tackle — 1) wire tackle for emptying the cod end of a trawl, stronger than gilson tackle 2) equipment to raise the flukes of an anchor to the gunwale. Also called fish block …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-tackle — 1) wire tackle for emptying the cod end of a trawl, stronger than gilson tackle 2) equipment to raise the flukes of an anchor to the gunwale. Also called fish block …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish tackle — Naut. a tackle for fishing an anchor. [1680 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • fish tackle — n. tackle or gear for fishing an anchor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fish|hook — «FIHSH HUK», noun. 1. a hook used for catching fish. Most fishhooks are barbed near the point so that the fish cannot easily slip off the hook. 2. Nautical. a large metal hook forming part of a pendant at the lower end of a fish tackle, used in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fish-block — n. See {Fish tackle}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fish block — 1) a block of frozen fish flesh, containing no skin and no bones 2) equipment to raise the flukes of an anchor to the gunwale. Also called fish tackle 3) a mechanism used with fish tackle for raising heavy objects. Consists of a wheel with a… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-block — 1) a block of frozen fish flesh, containing no skin and no bones 2) equipment to raise the flukes of an anchor to the gunwale. Also called fish tackle 3) a mechanism used with fish tackle for raising heavy objects. Consists of a wheel with a… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish hook — 1) a bent piece of wire with its tip sharpened and often a barb below the tip used to catch fish. Available in many sizes and styles. May be single, double or treble but all these are counted as one hook in angling regulations. Hooks separated by …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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