Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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HUIF, n.2 A short-handled gaff used to land or hoist large fish into a boat (Ork. 1929 Marw.). [høf]

[Norw. dial. hov, a pot-hook, a Cruik, orig. a hoof.]

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