Definition of Meat hook

1. Noun. A strong pointed hook from which the carcasses of animals are hung.

Generic synonyms: Hook

Definition of Meat hook

1. Noun. a two-sided hook normally used in butcheries to hang up meat or the carcasses of animals such as pigs. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meat Hook

meat-packing business
meat-packing industry
meat and potatoes
meat cleaver
meat counter
meat draw
meat grinder
meat hook
meat hooks
meat house
meat loaf
meat markets
meat packer
meat packing
meat pie
meat pies
meat puppets
meat raffle

Literary usage of Meat hook

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Farm Blacksmithing: A Textbook and Problem Book for Students in Agricultural by John Frank Friese (1921)
"... just as on the square point staple. 3. Draw the point round to 2 inches long. 4. Draw the iron round from E to B, 3 inches; see drawing meat hook ..."

2. Notes for Forge Shop Practice: A Course for High Schools by James Drake Littlefield (1910)
"DRAWING AND BENDING "meat hook." First—Make square point \\" long, drawing the extreme point first and then work back in order to get the length. ..."

3. Technological Dictionary: English-Spanish and Spanish-English of Words and by Néstor Ponce de León (1920)
"meat hook, flesh hook (top.) climb. — con armella, ring hook. — para colgar la carm, flesh hook, meat hook, ..."

4. Occasional Papers of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Polynesian by Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum (1912)
"meat hook. ISO. PHALLIC STONE DAGGER(?). 151. MAORI FLUTES. containing many choice things: feather cloaks and capes, a small feather ..."

5. Waterworks in the Athenian Agora by Mabel L. Lang (1968)
"4th Century AD 13- Iron meat hook used as a Grappling Iron in a Well. ... 'Why should we buy a meat hook (13) for our jars, when we can let down such an old ..."

6. The Lancet-clinic by Mississippi Valley Medical Association, Ohio Valley Medical Association (1905)
"The curious and interesting feature of this injury is that an old rusty meat hook, which had been hanging there for an indefinite period, should not have ..."

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