Gobstick Gob"stick`, n. [Gob mouth + stick.] 1. (Angling) A stick or device for removing the hook from a fish's gullet.

He . . . wrenched out the hook with the short wooden stick he called a ``gobstick.'' --Kipling. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A spoon. [Prov. Eng. or Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • gobstick — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: gob (II) + stick : a stick for removing the hook from the gullet of a fish …   Useful english dictionary

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