- an implement with a hooked blade, used for pruning vines, branches, etc.
Origin of pruning hook
Examples from the Web for pruning hook
Historical Examples of pruning hook
And yet not so well as with a pruning-hook made for the purpose?The Republic
He lent me his pruning-hook, and showed me over his big barn.Aunt 'Liza's Hero and Other Stories
Annie Fellows Johnston
The spear is not to be broken and thrown away; it is to be converted into a pruning-hook.The Whole Armour of God
John Henry Jowett
The sword shall be beaten to a plowshare and the spear to a pruning-hook.The High Heart
And the stone-work round it, bearing no other marks of waste than my pruning-hook and dagger left behind?
- a tool with a curved steel blade terminating in a hook, used for pruning