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boat hook

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noun

a hook mounted at the end of a pole, used to pull or push boats toward or away from a landing, to pick up a mooring, etc.

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Nearby words

boastfully, boat, boat bug, boat deck, boat drill, boat hook, boat nail, boat neck, boat patch, boat people, boat race

Origin of boat hook

First recorded in 1605–15
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