• Hooking Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hook

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• Hook Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) That part of a hinge which is fixed to a post, and on which a door or gate hangs and turns.
  2. (n.) A piece of metal, or other hard material, formed or bent into a curve or at an angle, for catching, holding, or sustaining anything; as, a hook for catching fish; a hook for fastening a gate; a boat hook, etc.
  3. (n.) An implement for cutting grass or grain; a sickle; an instrument for cutting or lopping; a billhook.
  4. (n.) A snare; a trap.
  5. (v. t.) To steal.
  6. (v. t.) To seize or pierce with the points of the horns, as cattle in attacking enemies; to gore.
  7. (n.) A field sown two years in succession.
  8. (n.) See Eccentric, and V-hook.
  9. (v. i.) To bend; to curve as a hook.
  10. (v. t.) To catch or fasten with a hook or hooks; to seize, capture, or hold, as with a hook, esp. with a disguised or baited hook; hence, to secure by allurement or artifice; to entrap; to catch; as, to hook a dress; to hook a trout.
  11. (n.) The projecting points of the thigh bones of cattle; -- called also hook bones.
  12. (n.) A spit or narrow cape of sand or gravel turned landward at the outer end; as, Sandy Hook.
  13. (v. i.) To move or go with a sudden turn;
  14. (v. i.) to make off; to clear out; -- often with it.

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