They had no hooks until they got them from the whites.176 Weirs for fishing were built of stone.
Experts have figured out an elaborate system of tables as to weirs.
I had passed the weirs of the Paspaheghs, and no man was there.
The old men declared that he had gone to the weirs for fish,—he and ten of his braves.
Thirty more locks and weirs were added in the next six years.
Hook gauges were used in determining the heads on the weirs.
The main stream continues in a great sweep, and is guarded by two weirs.
The weirs at Hambleden are the most attractive on the river.
Weirs of some sort, which were at first called locks, are very ancient.
And no doubt arrangements which would not be called 'weirs' now were so called then.