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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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"It appears the fish hooks were maliciously pushed inside the cooked sausages and placed where the dogs could eat them.
The dogs were rushed to the vets after they ate somesausagesfound in their owner's garden - which had the fish hooks hidden inside, reportsGazette Live.
But here the art of the islands takes on another dimension, since these are the fish hooks used to hunt for large and small fish, bound with natural fibres and set into carved wood mounts of different sizes.
emergency kit containing a tiny map, knife, fish hooks, twine, flints, a compass and flashlight, he is nonetheless uniquely suited to survive.
Liz Stuffins, head of visitor attractions at Redditch Borough Council, said: "Forge Mill has an international reputation as the only needle scouring mill in the world - where needles were polished ready for sale to the public, for fish hooks and in industry.
The objects include Hawaiian and Japanese drums, Samoan community bowls, Maori mantles of status, Micronesian canoes, Vietnamese incense burners, Lao musical pipes, Philippine icons, Korean cups, Japanese altars, Chinese New Year foods, Coast Salish fish hooks and canoes, Northwest wolf headdresses, and Inupiaq open boats.
The Folding Diamond Rat Tail Tapered Diamond Sharpening Rod sharpens regular and serrated blades, fish hooks, gut hooks and many tools.
Though the slow-moving, sofa-size West Indian manatee has no natural enemies, humans--with fast boats, fish hooks, and canal locks--have pushed the docile creature to the brink of extinction.
The cat uses its long claws as fish hooks to try to nab a meal.
He had been sent out with three fish hooks and told to live off the land.
Other manatees die when they get trapped in canals or eat fish hooks or litter.