fire hook

noun

Definition of fire hook

1 : a stout pole having a hooked metal head and used especially in firefighting for tearing down walls or ceilings
2 : a hook for raking a furnace fire

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History and Etymology for fire hook

Middle English, from fire + hook

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“Fire hook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fire%20hook. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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