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hook

(huk),
1. An instrument curved or bent near its tip, used for fixation of a part or traction.
2. ☆ official atlternate term for hamulus
[A.S. hōk]

hook

(huk)
1. An instrument curved or bent near its tip, used for fixation of a part or traction.
2. Synonym(s): hamulus.
[A.S. hōk]

hook

(huk)
1. An instrument curved or bent near its tip, used for fixation of a part or traction.
2. Synonym(s): hamulus.
[A.S. hōk]
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Injury by fish hook is one of the common accidents encountered in marine reptiles.
TOUGH BIRD: The swan in Stanley Park has been shot with a crossbow, hit with a shotgun and an airgun, and swallowed a fish hook
He and his brother donated their inherited Fish Hook land, consisting of "a hundred acres of trees, a brook, a swamp, a deep ravine, a bog, a peat hole where ducks found refuge and almost a quarter of a mile of shore.
A German Shepherd died after eating a poisoned sausage left out, while a Labrador had to undergo emergency surgery to have its life saved after eating a sausage with a triple fish hook lodged inside it.
The former rod and fish hook manufacturer's premises is now completely revamped for residential use as 18 luxury apartments.
Now even before hunting goes a well-funded American group is trying to outlaw fishing with an emptily emotive poster showing a dog with a fish hook in its mouth.
Gave him bacon and eggs and he gave us fish hook in exchange so it wasn't really cheating.
19:30 Sailor rescued after impaling finger with fish hook An injured sailor had to be rescued from his ship after impaling his finger on a fish hook.
Llandudno RNLI spokesman Alan Sharp said: "The stricken seabird had become entangled in a mass of discarded fishing lines and weights at the seaward end of Llandudno pier, and had a fish hook piercing its breast.
"We bandaged the injured man's finger, and it looked like he might need surgery to remove the fish hook."
The fish hook is ranked among the Top 20 most important tools of all time by Forbes.com for its impact on human civilization, where they note: "Throughout modern human history, the fish hook has proven to be one of our most dependable tools." Among the Top 20 you also find the knife, pencil, needle, saw, and chisel.
But The Fish Hook, in which Steve-O pierces his cheek with a hook to become bait for sharks, is not for the faint hearted.