• (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.
  • (n.) That part of a hinge which is fixed to a post, and on which a door or gate hangs and turns.
  • (n.) An implement for cutting grass or grain; a sickle; an instrument for cutting or lopping; a billhook.
  • (n.) See Eccentric, and V-hook.
  • (n.) A snare; a trap.
  • (n.) A field sown two years in succession.
  • (n.) The projecting points of the thigh bones of cattle; -- called also hook bones.
  • (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.
  • (v. t.) To seize or pierce with the points of the horns, as cattle in attacking enemies; to gore.
  • (v. t.) To steal.
  • (v. i.) To bend; to curve as a hook.

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chorus vs. hook

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crocket vs. hook

adhamant vs. hook

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barbicel vs. hook

hook vs. prolonge

bricole vs. hook

hook vs. spinner

bridge vs. hook

hook vs. nook

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deformity vs. hook

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grunter vs. hook

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hook vs. unhook

hook vs. hooky

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