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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
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First Known Use of BUTTONHOOK

1870

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