from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A hook attached to a ring at the end of a rope or chain.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A hook with an eye or ring attached.


eye +‎ hook (Wiktionary)


  • On returning to her townhouse, I unfasten the eyehook at the top of her gown and release the zipper.

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  • As the bow came free in his hand, he hooked the tip of his finger at the top of the lacing and pulled the string from each eyehook with one continuous tug.

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  • Tie a rope from the eyehook to the chin strap and pull it tight to hold his head erect.

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