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hook (2)

n. a long pole with a metal hook for gathering sponges from the sea floor: I got my hooks right in the barn there now ... I could hook.  I bin hooking all me life (Long).

-v. [cf. n. def] to collect sponges or conchs with a HOOK: The half-share he got for hooking, he was justified to get that (White). (Gen)

Tags: noun, verb

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Last update: 2010-10-22 18:53
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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