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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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Coach Frank Hadden had one last throw of the dice after an hour, the unconvincing Parks finally given the hook to be replaced by Chris Paterson.
Starting on the right flank, he was quickly pushed up alongside Crouch as Liverpool sought to play on the counter-attack, but grew disenchanted before being given the hook five minutes intothe second half, anunconvincing claim for a penalty the last straw for Benitez.
When he was given the hook shortly after the hour mark, he looked forlorn as even a pat of encouragement from manager David Unsworth for his efforts seemed scant consolation.
Starting on the right flank, he was quickly pushed up alongside Peter Crouch as Liverpool sought to play on the counter-attack, but grew increasingly disenchanted before being given the hook five minutes into the second half, an unconvincing claim for a penalty the last straw for Benitez.
As if that evening back in March 2004 wasn't demanding enough for the then 20-year-old, he was given the hook at halftime after keeper Rab Douglas was red carded for fighting in the tunnel with Thiago Motta.
In contrast, Lukaku's Everton teammate James McCarthy was cruelly punished for failing to pick up his marker for both of Belgium's first two goals and after the second went in he was immediately given the hook by manager Martin O'Neill, making way for James McClean.
Johnson, a nuisance for Gianni Zuiverloon during the opening stages, was also given the hook.
GIVEN the hook with 25 minutes left and wasn't happy.
As if that evening back in March 2004 wasn't demanding enough for the then 20-year-old, he was given the hook at half-time after keeper Rab Douglas was red carded for fighting in the tunnel with Thiago Motta.
Would like to be contributing much more TOM CLEVERLEY 5 Deployed in a deeper role he was unable to offer any real impact on the contest OUMAR NIASSE 5 Operating down the left just off Lukaku, he again struggled to get going and was given the hook on the hour for the second straight week ROMELU LUKAKU 5 Suffering like many of his team-mates from an end-of-season slump SUBS: Gibson (for Cleverley 63) 4 Only contribution was to chop down Jeffrey Schlupp; Mirallas (for Niasse 63) 7 Another consolation goal but too little too late; Osman (for Barkley 81) 5 You struggle to think what Roberto Martinez learned; Besic, Howard, Connolly, Dowell.