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- n. A metal hook, attached to the end of a line, used to hold two ships together.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a hooked iron used for grappling and holding fast a vessel or other object.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
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