Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A hook on the end of a carriage-tongue.
  • noun Same as boat-hook.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Always use the pole-saw and pole-shears on the tips of long branches, and use the pole-hook in removing dead branches of the ailanthus and other brittle trees where it would be too dangerous to reach them otherwise.

    Studies of Trees

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