from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A clothes fastener consisting of a small blunt metal hook that is inserted in a corresponding loop or eyelet.
- noun A latch consisting of a hook that is inserted in a screw eye.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
hook and eye, under hook.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A matched
hookand an eye( loopinto which the hook can fit), used for fastening.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a kind of fastener used on clothing
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