boathook
boathook [bōt′hook΄]
n.
a long pole with a metal hook on one end, for maneuvering boats, logs, or rafts

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boat hook n.
A pole with a metal point and hook at one end used especially to maneuver logs, rafts, and boats.

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  • boathook — n. hook mounted at the end of a pole (used especially to maneuver logs, rafts, and boats) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boathook — noun a long pole with a hook and a spike at one end, used for moving boats …   English new terms dictionary

  • boathook — /ˈboʊthʊk/ (say bohthook) noun a metal hook fixed to a pole, for pulling or pushing a boat …   Australian English dictionary

  • boathook — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a hook with a point or knob on the back fixed on a pole handle and usually used to pull or push a boat, raft, or log into place …   Useful english dictionary

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