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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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When dealing with a drift, or a heavy current, you're far better to work with your sinker a few feet away from your bait, and having your bait hooked through the lips or eyes makes him lay the most natural in the current.
Circle hooks had a lower deep-hooking rate and a higher proportion of sharks hooked in the jaw--results that are consistent with those of many teleost studies (Prince et al.
There is no doubt that once a fish is hooked on a circle, it very rarely escapes.
We hypothesized that new students who hooked up, both women and men, would endorse more sexually permissive attitudes (Hypothesis 1) and perceive hooking up as more common on campus (Hypothesis 2) than those who did not hook up.
3 : connect 1 <She hooked the hose to the faucet.
I sold 250 hooked rugs in 2000, and 220 in 2001," said Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery in Blue Ash, Ohio.
Boga Grips allow fishermen to grip their hooked fish with stainless steel claws and dislodge the hook, or hooks while keeping the fish in the water.
and 3) Once hooked up, did circle and J hook rigged baits have similar proportions of retained fish (brought to the boat)?
Barrie's tale on unsuspecting children (and their parents), nobody has hooked on the pulleys more times or sprinkled more magic dust over more stages than Rigby.
NEW YORK-For novelty and the latest trends, look no farther than hooked rugs.
The birds usually employ the tools' hooked or narrow ends to find bugs in wood or under leaves, he reports.
The all-new Hooked on Phonics(R) -- Learn to Read program, published by Gateway Learning Corp.