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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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"If the fish hooks had pierced the stomach wall then I was told that this could have caused peritonitis, a life-threatening infection, so I am lucky they were discovered so quickly."
Europeans used gold to make rapiers and stilettos for use in everyday life, but the fishermen of the South Seas used polished bronze and mother-of-pearl to make fish hooks, where the sharp point used in certain of the islands (where the style of the hook depended on the availability of materials) was a whale's tooth polished to a needle sharpness when the hooks may well have been traded or discussed according to their beauty.
Gave him bacon and eggs and he gave us fish hook in exchange so it wasn't really cheating.
An enthusiastic response met the question, so the counselor reached into his pack and pulled out some monofilament line and fish hooks.
Two much-loved Jack Russells had a lucky escape after swallowing fish hooks that were hidden in sausages.
That e-mail ultimately led to "Fish Hooks," Disney Channel's unusual but successful underwater high-school animated series, which Jones created and co-exec produces.
Gethin Russell-Jones of RSPCA Cymru Wales, said: "Fish hooks are a form of lethal litter.
With nothing taboo, people are dispatched with fish hooks, pliers and even bear traps.
The gorge likely led to the development of curved, sharp objects, which began to resemble modern fish hooks, designed to penetrate rather than lodge in the throat or stomach.
A HARD-HITTING campaign showing smokers with their cheeks impaled on fish hooks has triggered hundreds of complaints.
Founded in the 1920s by Albert Partridge and his son, Ted, the company has become a big name among anglers and especially famous for its Partridge fish hooks.