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hook
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 14
1. A piece of metal, or other hard material, formed or bent into a curve or at an angle, for catching, holding, or sustaining anything; as, a hook for catching fish; a hook for fastening a gate; a boat hook, etc.
2. That part of a hinge which is fixed to a post, and on which a door or gate hangs and turns.
4. See Eccentric, and V- hook.
5. A snare; a trap.
6. A field sown two years in succession.
7. A spit or narrow cape of sand or gravel turned landward at the outer end; as, Sandy Hook.
8. The projecting points of the thigh bones of cattle; - called also hook bones.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To bend; to curve as a hook.
2. To move or go with a sudden turn;
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To catch or fasten with a hook or hooks; to seize, capture, or hold, as with a hook, esp. with a disguised or baited hook; hence, to secure by allurement or artifice; to entrap; to catch; as, to hook a dress; to hook a trout.
3. To steal.
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