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hooker

noun hook·er \ ˈhu̇-kər \

Definition of hooker

1 : one that hooks
2 : drink
  • a hooker of Scotch

First Known Use of hooker

1567

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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hooker

noun

Definition of hooker

: a one-masted fishing boat used on the English and Irish coasts; also : a small clumsy boat

Origin and Etymology of hooker

Dutch hoeker, alteration of Middle Dutch hoecboot, from hoec fishhook + boot boat


Hooker

biographical name Hook·er \ ˈhu̇-kər \

Definition of Hooker

Joseph 1814–1879 American general

Hooker

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Definition of Hooker

Sir Joseph Dalton 1817–1911 English botanist

Hooker

biographical name

Definition of Hooker

Richard 1554–1600 English theologian

Hooker

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Definition of Hooker

Thomas 1586?–1647 English Puritan clergyman and founder of Connecticut

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