hooktender

[ hoo k-ten-der ]
/ ˈhʊkˌtɛn dər /

noun

(in lumbering) the supervisor of a rigging crew.

Nearby words

  1. hookey,
  2. hooknose,
  3. hooks,
  4. hooks, benjamin lawson,
  5. hookswinging,
  6. hookup,
  7. hookworm,
  8. hookworm disease,
  9. hooky,
  10. hooley

Origin of hooktender

First recorded in 1905–10; hook1 + tender3

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