or meat-hook or meat·hook
[ meet-hook ]
/ ˈmitˌhʊk /
Usually meat hooks .Slang. a hand or fist: Get your meat hooks away from that cake! It's for dessert.
a hook on which an animal carcass is hung after slaughter.
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Origin of meat hook
1835–45 for literal sense
Words nearby meat hook
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