from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The hook of a snatch or snatch-block.
  • n. The hook of a chain or wire rope which may be caught in one of the links or over the standing part of the chain or rope.
  • n. The hook of a chain-sling for catching barrels under the chime to hoist them.


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