clip hook
Clove Clove, imp. of {Cleave}. Cleft. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

{Clove hitch} (Naut.) See under {Hitch}.

{Clove hook} (Naut.), an iron two-part hook, with jaws overlapping, used in bending chain sheets to the clews of sails; -- called also {clip hook}. --Knight. [1913 Webster]


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  • clip — I. transitive verb (clipped; clipping) Etymology: Middle English clippen, from Old English clyppan; akin to Old High German klāftra fathom, Lithuanian globti to embrace Date: before 12th century 1. encompass 2. a. to hold in a tight grip ; clutc …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • hook — n scythe, sickle; falchion, cutlass, scimitar, saber. 2. snag, trap, snare, springe, noose. 3. crook, angle, dogleg, hairpin turn, horseshoe, loop; curve, curvature, incurvature, bow, arc, turn, twist, tortuosity; bend, bending, flexion, flexure …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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