Hooker
Hooker Hook"er, n. 1. One who, or that which, hooks. [1913 Webster]

2. (Naut.) (a) A Dutch vessel with two masts. (b) A fishing boat with one mast, used on the coast of Ireland. (c) A sailor's contemptuous term for any antiquated craft. [1913 Webster]


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  • Hooker — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase William Jackson Hooker. Hooker, talonador, enganchador o júquer (en inglés, hooker), es una posición del rugby XV. Es el jugador que se sitúa entre los dos pilares en la primera …   Wikipedia Español

  • hooker — (n.) prostitute, often traced to the disreputable morals of the Army of the Potomac (American Civil War) under the tenure of Gen. Fighting Joe Hooker (early 1863), and the word might have been popularized by this association at that time (though… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Hooker — Hooker, OK U.S. city in Oklahoma Population (2000): 1788 Housing Units (2000): 812 Land area (2000): 0.912075 sq. miles (2.362264 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.912075 sq. miles (2.362264 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hooker — (spr. hucker), 1) Sir William Jackson, Botaniker, geb. 6. Juli 1785 in Norwich, gest. 12. Aug. 1865 in Kew, bereiste 1809 Island und wurde 1815 Professor in Glasgow und 1839 Direktor des Botanischen Gartens in Kew, der unter seiner Leitung das… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hooker — Hooker, Mount (spr. maunt hucker), Berg im Felsengebirge in Nordamerika, zwischen Brit. Columbia und dem Distr. Alberta, ca. 2750 m hoch; hier Quelle des Athabasca und des Columbia …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hooker — Sir Joseph Dalton …   Scientists

  • hooker — [n] prostitute bawd, call girl, concubine, courtesan, fallen woman*, floozy*, harlot, hustler, lady of the evening, moll, nymphomaniac*, painted*, pro*, streetwalker, strumpet, whore, woman of the streets, working girl*; concepts 348,412,415,419 …   New thesaurus

  • hooker — ► NOUN 1) Rugby the player in the middle of the front row of the scrum. 2) informal, chiefly N. Amer. a prostitute …   English terms dictionary

  • Hooker — [hook′ər] 1. Joseph 1814 79; Union general in the Civil War 2. Richard 1554 1600; Eng. clergyman & writer 3. Thomas 1586? 1647; Eng. Puritan clergyman, in America after 1633 …   English World dictionary

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