Definition of hookbait in English:

hookbait

Line breaks: hook|bait
Pronunciation: /ˈhʊkbeɪt
 
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noun

British
  • Bait attached to a hook for fishing (as distinct from groundbait).
    More example sentences
    • The carp, or other species then feed on the groundbait ball finding the hookbait in the process.
    • After a couple of hours I put a hookbait out and three times it actually took the bait.
    • Then after a reasonable period of time, say a couple of hours, retrieve your hookbait until it is near where you placed the next batch of offerings.

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