• synonyms

meat hook

or meat-hookor meat·hook

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  1. Usually meat hooks. Slang. a hand or fist: Get your meat hooks away from that cake! It's for dessert.
  2. a hook on which an animal carcass is hung after slaughter.
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Origin of meat hook

1835–45 for literal sense
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