Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The condition of being bent like a hook; incurvation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being bent like a hook; incurvation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being bent like a hook; incurvation.

Etymologies

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hooked +‎ -ness

Examples

  • Or that the little protuberances in the candle-snuff thicken the air and make it cloudy; or the hookedness of the nails is the cause and not an accident consequential to an ulcer.

    Essays and Miscellanies

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