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n. - An S-shaped hook to suspend a pot over a fire.

Usage examples (16)
  • It was registered as the "pothook" brand, but it was known far and side as the "straddle bug."
  • He chose the door on the left which opened into a spacious kitchen where, quivering with fright, a man and a woman crouched beside the hearth in which, suspended from a...
  • The trenches ran along in a pothook shape from Rhododendron Spur down to the Cheshire Ridge, on the north side.
  • I have studied every pothook and trammel of his first literary performance, to see what rays of genius could be discovered. for more
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