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buttonhook

buttonhook

noun but·ton·hook \ˈbə-tən-ˌhk\

Definition of BUTTONHOOK

1
:  a hook for drawing small buttons through buttonholes
2
:  an offensive play in football in which the pass receiver runs straight downfield and then abruptly cuts back toward the line of scrimmage
buttonhook intransitive verb

First Known Use of BUTTONHOOK

1870

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