reap·​hook ˈrēp-ˌhu̇k How to pronounce reaphook (audio)
: a hand implement with a hook-shaped blade used in reaping

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1591, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reaphook was circa 1591

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“Reaphook.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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