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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.
References in classic literature ?
"Letting all the audience see the hooks. They must go up your sleeves the moment you let go.--Try it again.
Hook has done a lot of big things in his time--the great deal in the Swedish timber trade and the Peace Conference at Chicago--but I doubt whether he cares now for any of those big things as he cares for those little fish."
Believe me, Hook only does it for fun, like any other sport, only he's of the kind that takes his fun sadly.
"We must tell old Hook at once, or he'll never forgive us," said Harker.
Sir Isaac Hook was still sitting propped up against the stump of the tree, and that for the best of reasons.
"And I suppose," went on Fisher, smoothly, "that is why you, too, told us lies about having found Hook alive.
It is a wild letter, full of taunts; you can see it for yourselves; but it makes a particular point of poor Hook's habit of fishing from the island.
"To begin with, I'm not going to be exactly consumed with Corsican revenge because somebody has killed Hook. Perhaps you may guess by this time what Hook was.
The feature here was the fancy of old Hook for being the first man up every morning, his fixed routine as an angler, and his annoyance at being disturbed.
The TALON Keeperless Retrofit Kit for 3.3K Half Cage Remote Hook (P/N 212-057-00) allows operators to convert their existing TALON 3.3K Remote Cargo Hooks into keeperless hooks as needed.
Task Forces of City Division D I Khan recovered Rs 0.69 Million from defaulters and removed 26 direct hooks.
When attaching hooks and eyes to a waistband, the hook portion will be stitched to the underside of the overlap, with the eye stitched to the right side of the waistband underlap (8).