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hooker

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noun hook·er \ˈhu̇-kər\

Definition of hooker

  1. 1 :  one that hooks

  2. 2 :  drink <a hooker of Scotch>

  3. 3 :  prostitute

1567

First Known Use of hooker

1567


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hooker

noun hook·er

Definition of hooker

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1801


Hooker

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biographical name Hook·er \ˈhu̇-kər\

Definition of Hooker

  1. Joseph 1814–1879 Am. gen.


Hooker

biographical name hook·er

Definition of Hooker

  1. Sir Joseph Dalton 1817–1911 Eng. botanist


Hooker

biographical name hook·er

Definition of Hooker

  1. Richard 1554–1600 Eng. theol.


Hooker

biographical name hook·er

Definition of Hooker

  1. Thomas 1586?–1647 Eng. Puritan clergyman & founder of Connecticut


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