hook and ladder


Definition of hook and ladder

1 or hook-and-ladder truck : ladder truck
2 or hood-and-ladder company : ladder company

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First Known Use of hook and ladder

1821, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Hook and ladder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hook%20and%20ladder. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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