Origin of boat hook
How to use boat hook in a sentence
Joe tried to grab him with the boathook, but it was useless, and the unhappy poltroon's body was whirled away.The Chequers|James Runciman
Porter had been standing close by, the boathook in his hands.
His intention was to use the boathook to bring the Japanese to terms.
The boat came alongside, 132 and a bowman fastened his boathook at the side of the ship, and held it in place.Within The Enemy's Lines|Oliver Optic
A brandy-flask comes from somewhere in the steerage, where a mop and a tin pot and a boathook live, and its effect is good.Somehow Good|William de Morgan