Clove 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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • clove hook — noun Etymology: clove (variant of cloven) : sister hook …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clove hitch — 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} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sister hook — noun : either of a pair of hooks fitted together so that the shank of each forms a mousing for the other; also : a pair of such hooks called also clip hook, clove hook * * * sister hook noun One of a pair of hooks that close each other • • • Main …   Useful english dictionary

  • ГАК СКЛАДНОЙ — (Clasp hook, Clip hook, Clove hook, crampoon) см. Храп. Гак складной. Самойлов К. И. Морской словарь. М. Л.: Государственное Военно морское Издательство НКВМФ Союза ССР, 1941 …   Морской словарь

  • ХРАП, ХРАПЦЫ — (Cramp, crampoon, clasp hook, clove hook, sister hook) складной гак, состоящий как бы из двух простых гаков, складывающихся вместе. Употребляется там, где надо быть уверенным, что снасть или заложенный в X. подъемный строп сами не выложатся.… …   Морской словарь

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  • knot — knot1 knotless, adj. knotlike, adj. /not/, n., v., knotted, knotting. n. 1. an interlacing, twining, looping, etc., of a cord, rope, or the like, drawn tight into a knob or lump, for fastening, binding, or connecting two cords together or a cord… …   Universalium

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