hook and ladder


noun

a fire engine, usually a tractor-trailer, fitted with long, extensible ladders and other equipment.

QUIZZES

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!

How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
Also called hook-and-ladder truck, ladder truck.

Origin of hook and ladder

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35

Words nearby hook and ladder

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