hook-and-ladder company

[ hook-uhn-lad-er kuhm-puh-nee ]
/ ˈhʊk ənˈlæd ər ˌkʌm pə ni /

noun

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Origin of hook-and-ladder company

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25

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