Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A pronged instrument for spearing fish.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An instrument used for striking fish; a grain. It usually consists of a staff with barbed prongs, and a line fastened above the prongs.

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

  • noun A spear with barbed prongs used for harpooning fish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Alteration (influenced by fish) of obsolete fisgig, from Spanish fisga, ultimately from Latin fīxus, fixed; see fix.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From the words fish + gig.

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