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noun [C] (POINT)    /bɑːb/ US  /bɑːrb/
the sharp part that points backwards from a fish hook (= curved piece of wire ) or arrow , making it hard to remove it from somethingFishingCommercial fishingPins, clips, hooks and pegs
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