baling hook

noun

Definition of baling hook

: a longshoreman's implement consisting of a metal hook with short shank and wooden handle at right angles to the shank

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History and Etymology for baling hook

from present participle of bale entry 4

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“Baling hook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baling%20hook. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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