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hook and eye
hook and ladder
hook and ladder truck
Hook bill
hook bones
hook check
Hook Echo
Hook ladder
hook line and sinker
Hook motion
Hook of Holland
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hook or gab
hook shot
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hook wrench
hook, line and sinker
hook, line, and sinker
Hook-billed marlin

Hook squid definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

On one's own hook, on one's own account or responsibility; by one's self. [Colloq. U.S.] --Bartlett. To go off the hooks, to die. [Colloq.] --Thackeray. Bid hook, a small boat hook. Chain hook. See under Chain. Deck hook, a horizontal knee or frame, in the bow of a ship, on which the forward part of the deck rests. Hook and eye, one of the small wire hooks and loops for fastening together the opposite edges of a garment, etc. Hook bill (Zo["o]l.), the strongly curved beak of a bird. Hook ladder, a ladder with hooks at the end by which it can be suspended, as from the top of a wall. Hook motion (Steam Engin.), a valve gear which is reversed by V hooks. Hook squid, any squid which has the arms furnished with hooks, instead of suckers, as in the genera Enoploteuthis and Onychteuthis. Hook wrench, a wrench or spanner, having a hook at the end, instead of a jaw, for turning a bolthead, nut, or coupling.


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