Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A hook, hanging from the back-bar or crane, for holding pots and kettles over an open fire.

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Examples

  • ‘Why hang upon it?’ said I. ‘Because the old women in the great house used to call so the chimney-hook, on which they hung the kettle; in like manner, on the hake of my memory I will hang your hake.’

    Lavengro

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