Origin of pruning hook
Words nearby pruning hook
How to use pruning hook in a sentence
“I think for trans men who are dating every time they hook up they have another coming out,” Sandler said.
If the oft-talked-about college “hook-up culture” could be embodied by a place, it would be Shooters.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Lawmaking by legislatures is also a one-way ratchet—Legislators get credit for passing laws, not pruning them.
But Kent will not let us off the familiar horror hook so easily.
They “hook up” in a manner that makes the casual sex of the 1960s seem like an arranged marriage in Oman.Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham|P. J. O’Rourke|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Only then did I own that by hook or by crook—and mostly by crook, I was forced to suspect—they had purposely given me the slip.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
His face was hidden beneath a beard of bristling, bushy red, and he had a sharp hook nose and small, bright eyes.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
The sailors tried to catch some with a hook and line, and were fortunate enough to succeed.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
The launch was already under way, and young Cargill trying to avoid it better, thrust with his boat-hook at the side of the lock.
It was the merest baby—half-an-ounce, perhaps—and it fell from the hook into the herbage some yards from the stream.