Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tool used by artillerymen in unpacking ammunition-chests.

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Examples

  • When the tow-hook was blacked, the company gambled on a tension winched, ten inch, calm sea compromise.

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  • There's an optional net to protect passengers from flying baggage and an organiser for the boot floor to keep everything from rolling around, while the touring pack - also optional - provides a retractable tow-hook and self-levelling rear suspension, and links your trailer to the car's stability control system to curb snaking.

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