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Meaning of POTHOOK

Pronunciation:  'pât`hûk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an S-shaped hook to suspend a pot over a fire
 

POTHOOK is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: claw, hook, trammel

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pot"hook`\, n.
1. An S-shaped hook on which pots and kettles are hung over
   an open fire.

2. A written character curved like a pothook; (pl.) a
   scrawled writing. ``I long to be spelling her Arabic
   scrawls and pothooks.'' --Dryden.

 

 

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