hook

Part of speech: verb

To steal.

Part of speech: verb

To fasten with a hook; entrap.

Part of speech: verb

To attack with the horns, as a cow.

Part of speech: noun

Something bent so as to hold another object, as a fish hook.

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Usage examples "hook":

  1. Because there is so little for the hook to hold on by. - "Menhardoc", George Manville Fenn.
  2. So he took it carefully off the hook and threw it back into the water. - "Five Little Friends", Sherred Willcox Adams Maud and Miska Petersham.
  3. Shall I go down and hook on, sir? - ""Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea", Morgan Robertson.