fish-hooks
1) fingers (slang)
2) Ficheux, a village in northern France, World War I slang

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • Fish-hooks —    Were used for catching fish (Amos 4:2; comp. Isa. 37:29; Jer. 16:16; Ezek. 29:4; Job. 41:1, 2; Matt. 17:27) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • fish hooks — fingers (slang) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish hooks in one's pocket — to be very cheap. From Samuel Mulford who sewed fish hooks in his pockets on a visit to London in the eighteenth century to avoid pickpockets …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • fish-hooks in one's pocket — to be very cheap. From Samuel Mulford who sewed fish hooks in his pockets on a visit to London in the eighteenth century to avoid pickpockets …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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  • 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

  • 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

  • fish —   I a; pihi (rare); to fish, lawai a, ulawai a. See fishing grounds, fishhook, fishing rights, net, seine, trap, and names of individual fish.   Some fish names vary according to islands, and all fishermen do not agree.   Some fish have special… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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