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  • n. Plural form of hook.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hook.

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  • n. large strong hand (as of a fighter)

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  • In Scrabble, hooks are letters added to the front or back of a word in order to create a new word. For example, if the word za has been played, you could add a P as a back hook to make zap.

    January 6, 2010