piere piha, pihâ

pifao,  s. a hook, a fishing hook, see matau.
— s. a destructive incantation as was formerly supposed to have taken place.
— v.a. to perform the ceremony of the pifao. [Dav : 6528] (note)
pifao,  s. pa. hameçon, sortilège; ensorceler. [Jau :3164]