Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In hydraulic engineering, a long pole with an iron hook at the end, used in making and handling mats for jetty-work.
  • n. A falsified form of mattock.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • We cannot drive them back to the spinning wheel and the mathook, for they will not go.

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