a forked wooden structure used to stretch a fish-net when drying it (Newfoundland)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • hook — [n] curved fastener angle, catch, clasp, crook, curve, grapnel, grapple, hasp, holder, link, lock, peg; concepts 260,498 hook [v] grab, catch angle, bag, clasp, crook, curve, enmesh, ensnare, entrap, fasten, fix, hasp, lasso, net, pin, secure,… …   New thesaurus

  • net — [adj] profiting after deductions, after taxes, clear, excluding, exclusive, final, irreducible, pure, remaining, take home, undeductible; concept 334 Ant. unprofitable net [n] mesh, web cloth, fabric, lace, lacework, lattice, netting, network,… …   New thesaurus

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  • net — Synonyms and related words: acquire, afford, angle, apprehend, arabesque, arrest, asking price, avails, avoirdupois, bag, bait, bait the hook, balance, bargain price, basketry, basketwork, be seized of, beef, beefiness, bid, bid price, birdlime,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hook — Synonyms and related words: L, Long Melford, abstract, acquitted, all the way, allure, anchor, anchorage, and, and sinker, angle, angle off, annex, apex, appropriate, arc, arch, argue into, articulate, backhand, backhander, backstroke, bag, bait …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hook — 1. noun 1) she hung her jacket on the hook Syn: peg, coat rack 2) the dress has six hooks Syn: fastener, fastening, catch, clasp, hasp, clip, pin 3) I had a fish on the end of my hook …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • net — I 1. noun 1) fishermen mending their nets Syn: fishing net, dragnet, drift net, trawl (net), landing net, gill net, cast net, seine 2) a dress of green net Syn: netting, meshwork, webbing …   Thesaurus of popular words

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