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[220d] call striking; or could a better name be found, Theaetetus?

Theaetetus
Never mind the name; that will do well enough.

Stranger
Then the kind of striking which takes place at night by the light of a fire is, I suppose, called by the hunters themselves fire-hunting.

Theaetetus
To be sure.

Stranger
And that which belongs to the daytime is, as a whole, barb-hunting, since the spears, as well as the hooks, are tipped with barbs.


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