Hook


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Hook

1. In marketing, a tool that arouses interest in an advertisement or in a product.

2. Informal; to steal or defraud.
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I never had much time for sleeping," answered Hook, "and I shall have to be the late man to-night, anyhow.
Not the sort of line I use," answered Hook, with satisfaction.
I'm just going to hear what Hook has to say about it," he said.
In order to convict a man of illegal fishing, it was necessary to catch him in the act with all the evidence of the crime about him--the hooks, the lines, the fish, and the man himself.
We could see him quite plainly, gaffing the sturgeon and throwing them into the boat while his companion ran the line and cleared the hooks as he dropped them back into the water.
The hook had fouled among a bunch of strawberries, red on one side and white on the other - perfect reproductions of the land fruit, except that there were no leaves, and the stem was all pipy and slimy.
Harvey had picked them from the hook, and was admiring them.
Each of the men driving the harnessed spans lifted up the double- trees so that the girl could grasp the hooks.
Take hold the double-trees, and at the same moment slip down the hooks and connect.
Once the lone warrior caught an antagonist in the side with his hook, and drawing him close ran his sword through him.
Clinging precariously to this new hold the jed slowly drew in the landing leather, down which he had clambered until he could grasp the hook at its end.
Expecting momentarily to be dashed to destruction he presently found himself deposited gently upon the soft, ochre moss of a dead sea-bottom, bodily no worse off for his harrowing adventure than in the possession of a slight swelling upon his forehead where the metal hook had struck him.