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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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``As well as having fish taken off the hook, the pike were breaking up the shoals of bream and slowing down the catch rate,'' he added.
You can no longer invest everything in Treasury bills and be off the hook. That is not going to preserve the purchasing power." Lehman says accountants have to pay particular attention to these legislative changes.
Since the boys had already confessed to blowing their parents' heads off one night while the folks were watching TV, getting off the hook depended on convincing the jury that the Menendez father had sexually abused the boys while their mother knew but did nothing to stop it.
NICK ALEXANDER and his daughter Lucy (below) have been a formidable combination of late and are unlikely to let their rivals OFF THE HOOK at Newcastle.
LABOUR'S new Scottish leader yesterday warned that David Cameron was being let off the hook while her party publicly tears itself apart.
Rob Kardashian is completely off the hook for freaking out on a woman and stealing her camera equipment.
CANCEL the plans, take the 'phone off the hook and for God's sake make sure the tea's ready on time - X Factor is back on the telly.
Environmental campaigners have welcomed the move to encourage people to reduce their energy use, but have voiced concern that the calculator should not be seen as letting the Government off the hook.
The Premiership Press Office have confirmed Styles is off the hook.
Here, Kerrigan departs drastically from the sentimental movie conventions of what happens when lonely people befriend one another, and the film closes by challenging our habitual need--satisfied even in some of the most astringent art cinema--for redemptive endings to let us off the hook. We exit this film very much hooked--left dangling, indeed, on a huge question mark.
He even let Jon Worthington off the hook for the late challenge on Martin Gritton which put the striker on a stretcher.
Even occasional coffee drinkers are not off the hook: Those people had the highest blood pressure of any of the four groups studied, though they experienced only half the increase in serious heart events that heavy coffee drinkers endured.