from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stick or device for removing the hook from a fish's gullet.
  • n. A spoon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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


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  • a gobstick, coming on ever so nerses nursely, gracies to goodess, at 81.

    Finnegans Wake

  • "What you gobstick players need is a time-table," says he, "instead of notes.

    Homeburg Memories


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