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n. an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish [syn: spear, gig, fizgig, lance]

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Fishgig \Fish"gig`\, n. A spear with barbed prongs used for harpooning fish.



n. A spear with a barb on the end of it, used for catching fish.

Usage examples of "fishgig".

Chips and the bosun stealing away without a sound: they and their party mean to lay out the work early and start the tar-kettle a-going well in advance, and Joe Gower is taking his fishgig in the hope of some of those well-tasting stingrays that lie in the shallows by night.