Definitions of hook

The word hook uses 4 letters:hkoo.

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n. - 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

n. - That part of a hinge which is fixed to a post, and on which a door or gate hangs and turns. 2

n. - An implement for cutting grass or grain; a sickle; an instrument for cutting or lopping; a billhook. 2

n. - See Eccentric, and V-hook. 2

n. - A snare; a trap. 2

n. - A field sown two years in succession. 2

n. - The projecting points of the thigh bones of cattle; -- called also hook bones. 2

v. t. - 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. 2

v. t. - To seize or pierce with the points of the horns, as cattle in attacking enemies; to gore. 2

v. t. - To steal. 2

v. i. - To bend; to curve as a hook. 2

n. - A spit or narrow cape of sand or gravel turned landward at the outer end; as, Sandy Hook. 2

v. i. - To move or go with a sudden turn; 2

v. i. - to make off; to clear out; -- often with it. 2


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