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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.
Then, I tried to pull the button through the buttonhole and discovered that the buttonhook would not budge in either direction.
Also on show during the exhibition, which runs until Sunday, July 2 and has been organised by the Buttonhook Society, are other Victorian fashion accessories, including a mock shoe shop displaying boots and shoes.
Zeitgeist was having his first run for two months but Luca Cumani had him fit and ready to get back on the winning trail under smart apprentice Nicky Mackay in a thrilling finish to the totesport Buttonhook Handicap.
EYE CATCHER ALBANOV had to endure an agonising defeat in the totesport Buttonhook Handicap at Hamilton yesterday but compensation surely awaits.
Dole's right arm and hand remain useless: "I still use a buttonhook every day.
And then when I fit it over the tab on the can, I wind no more than an inch before the key goes off the track and I have to hunt up a buttonhook to hook the little suckers out.
Assist, dunk and buttonhook are terms in which sport?
The Forge Mill musuem in Needlemill Lane, Redditch, is staging the display, put together by the Buttonhook Society, a worldwide group devoted to the buttonhook.
Sir Michael Stoute made it six winners from only nine runners at the course in the past five seasons when Hasanpour, given a fine ride by Franny Norton, was yet another to lead from pillar to post when taking the Tote Buttonhook Rated Stakes.
He is enjoying his best season, and successes on Johnston's Night Mist in the D M Hall Median Auction Maiden Stakes, Robandela in the Tote Buttonhook Rated Stakes and Fresh As A Rose in the Westcars Saab Finale Maiden Stakes took his score to 68.