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- n. crook, a staff used by shepherds
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A hook fastened to pole, by which shepherds lay hold on the legs or necks of their sheep; a shepherd's crook.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A shepherds' crook.
sheep + hook (Wiktionary)