from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A strong hook or wrench used for separating iron boring-rods.
  • n. A bar of iron with a bent prong, used in handling logs.
  • n. In lumbering, a hook on the end of a haul-up chain of a size to permit it to be hooked into a link of the chain when the latter is looped around an object.


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