krenging hook

noun
kreng·​ing hook | \ ˈkreŋiŋ- \
variants: or cranging hook \ ˈkraŋiŋ-​ \

Definition of krenging hook

: a hook for holding the blubber of a whale while cutting it away

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History and Etymology for krenging hook

krenging, cranging from kreng, crang + -ing

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“Krenging hook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/krenging%20hook. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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