from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tool used by smiths in twisting bars of iron.
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Solly (Prof.) on the want of a hand-hook for the cultivator, 1 on barks for tanning, 493
The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, on the Cultivation, Preparation for Shipment, and Commercial Value, &c. of the Various Substances Obtained From Trees and Plants, Entering into the Husbandry of Tropical and Sub-tropical Regions, &c.
They need only cutting off close with the hand-hook, in summer.
RUG HOOKING, learn to hand-hook small decorative rugs, instructor Suzanne Moulton; 6-8 p.m.,