from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In angling, a case in the form of a book, with leaves of cloth or other material, in which fish-hooks are kept; a fly-book.


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  • I had never seen anything like them in any hook-book, nor could I deceive the trout by the primitive dodge of tying a red thread round the shank of a dark fly.

    Angling Sketches


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