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buttonhook

an adaptive device designed to help patients who have limited finger range of motion, dexterity, or weakness with fastening buttons on clothing.
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The immigrants stripped and doctors listened to their chests for signs of tuberculosis or, using buttonhooks (metal instruments used to pull a button through a buttonhole), checked their eyes for trachoma.
All in all, God probably cuts the higher profile these days, but Gertrude Stein is still a name to know, even if you wouldn't touch Tender Buttons with a 10-foot buttonhook.
The rest were gasoline stations strung along Route 66 from Los Angeles to Oklahoma City, with a little buttonhook at the end (the Fina in Groom) so the book ended facing west; and since gasoline stations are, quite literally, stations, the book seemed to document a journey, but not a one-way trip.
Or the name of the premier buttonhook manufacturer?
I felt a bit nervous on my way back to the bathroom to get dressed, but I knew I had everything I needed especially my buttonhook.
Through practice, persistence and ingenuity, he finally managed to do most things without help, although he still uses a buttonhook to fasten his shirts, he orders his meat at restaurants and banquets pre-cut, and he has to have help with things like tying bow ties and unwrapping candy bars.
Mirsaale, ninth behind Ruler Of The World in the 2013 Derby, is on a hat-trick in the Buttonhook Handicap after impressive wins at Ripon and Catterick.
45) in the feature Buttonhook Handicap, but unfortunately we've only got six rivals.
In which sport would you find a buttonhook, the flare and the fly?
10 Hamilton Totesuper7 Buttonhook Handicap 1m5f Live on RUK Card page 53 Key stat Sir Mark Prescott has a 50 per cent strike-rate on 3yo+ handicaps at Hamilton and saddles Braveheart Move What they say Alan Swinbank, trainer of Merchant Of Dubai "He's in good form and has been working very well, but he has top weight and it looks competitive, with some younger improvers lower down the handicap.