hook-and-ladder company
hook-and-ladder company hook"-and-lad"der com"pa*ny, n. A company of firefighters who operate a hook-and-ladder truck; a fire company; called also {ladder company}. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hook-and-ladder company — /hook euhn lad euhr/ a company of firefighters equipped with a hook and ladder truck. Also called ladder company. [1815 25, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • hook-and-ladder company — /hook euhn lad euhr/ a company of firefighters equipped with a hook and ladder truck. Also called ladder company. [1815 25, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Morgan Hook and Ladder Company — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • Cold Spring Harbor Fire District Hook and Ladder Company Building — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • hook and ladder — noun 1. or hook and ladder truck : ladder truck 2. or hood and ladder company : ladder company * * * a fire engine, usually a tractor trailer …   Useful english dictionary

  • hood-and-ladder company — noun see hook and ladder 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • ladder company — hook and ladder company hook and lad der com pa*ny, n. A company of firefighters who operate a hook and ladder truck; a fire company; called also {ladder company}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ladder company — ladder company, ladder truck ladder truck . Same as {hook and ladder company}, {hook and ladder truck}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ladder company. — See hook and ladder company. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • ladder company. — See hook and ladder company. [1880 85] …   Useful english dictionary

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