from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A hook used to hang the carcasses of slaughtered animals or large pieces of meat.
  • noun Slang The hands or fists.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a two-sided hook normally used in butcheries to hang up meat or the carcasses of animals such as pigs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a strong pointed hook from which the carcasses of animals are hung


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