from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In angling, an instrument for removing a hook from a fish's month or throat; a disgorger; a gulleting-stick; a poke-stick.
  • noun A spoon.
  • noun A silver fork or spoon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Angling) A stick or device for removing the hook from a fish's gullet.
  • noun Prov. Eng. or Slang A spoon.


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