sister hook

sister hook
noun
: either of a pair of hooks fitted together so that the shank of each forms a mousing for the other; also : a pair of such hooks — called also clip hook, clove hook

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sister hook noun
One of a pair of hooks that close each other
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Main Entry:sister

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sister hook,
Nautical. one of a pair of hooks working on the same axis and fitting closely together, much used about a ship's rigging.

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  • Sister — Sis ter, n. [OE. sister, fr. Icel. systir; also suster, from AS. sweostor, sweoster, swuster, akin to OFries. sweester, suster, LG. s[ u]ster, suster, D. zuster, OS. & OHG. swestar, G. schwester, Icel. systir, Sw. syster, Dan. s[ o]ster, Goth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Sister hooks — Sister Sis ter, n. [OE. sister, fr. Icel. systir; also suster, from AS. sweostor, sweoster, swuster, akin to OFries. sweester, suster, LG. s[ u]ster, suster, D. zuster, OS. & OHG. swestar, G. schwester, Icel. systir, Sw. syster, Dan. s[ o]ster,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • clip-hook — clipˈ hook noun A sister hook • • • Main Entry: ↑clip …   Useful english dictionary

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