Any Jack; the Js, Jh, Jd, or Jc.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This name originates from the fact that a Jack resembles the shape of a fishhook.
EXAMPLE: "I had a fishhook and a four in the pocket. I quickly folded."
APPLIES TO: Online and Land-based Venues
RELATED TERMS: Flat Tire, Jackson Five, One-eyed Jacks
A pair of Jacks, especially as pocket cards.
EXAMPLE: "Fishhooks used to really reel me in when I was first starting to play, but they are tough to play if there are any overcards on the board."
RELATED TERMS: Overcard, Overpair
Any Seven; the 7s, 7h, 7d, or 7c.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Uncommon usage. Term is more commonly used to refer to any Jack. Uncommon usage. Term is more commonly used to refer to any Jack. Nickname originates from the fact that a seven resembes an upside down fishhook.
EXAMPLE: "I had a Queen and a fishhook, and made an easy fold."