What is another word for fishhooks?

Pronunciation: [fˈɪʃhʊks] (IPA)

Fishhooks are small metal or bone objects used for catching fish. There are several synonyms for fishhooks, including fish tackle, fish bait, fishing gear, and fishing hook. These terms refer to the tools and equipment needed for successful fishing. In some cultures, fishhooks are used for decoration or as a symbol of luck. Thus, they are sometimes referred to as fish amulets or good-luck fishhooks. Other synonyms for fishhooks include fish spear, fishing lures, and fishing rigs. All these terms are used to describe different types of fishing equipment and techniques, each designed to catch fish in different ways and in different environments.

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What are the hypernyms for Fishhooks?

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    hooks, fishing accessories, fishing equipment.

Usage examples for Fishhooks

At first Westover thought they were fishhooks and artificial flies, such as the guides wear in the Adirondacks to advertise their calling about the hotel offices and the piazzas.
"The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete"
William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
The only way to keep them off, is to cover the roof with a prickly shrub, the thorns of which stick to the flesh like fishhooks.
"Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals"
R. Lee
With this he would give you such a warming smile, and perhaps throw in free a handful of fishhooks, or a packet of safety matches, or a toothbrush.
"Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas"
Lloyd Osbourne

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