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n A rod bent into a curved shape, typically with one end free and the other end secured to a rope or other attachment.
n A fishhook, a barbed metal hook used for fishing.
n Any of various hook-shaped agricultural implements such as a billhook
n A loop shaped like a hook under certain written letters, e.g. g and j.
n (software) A feature, definition, or coding that enables future enhancements to happen compatibly or more easily.
n (golf) A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves unintentionally to the left. See draw, slice, fade
n (basketball) A basketball shot in which the offensive player, usually turned perpendicular to the basket, gently throws the ball with a sweeping motion of his arm in an upward arc with a follow-through which ends over his head. Also called hook shot.
n (boxing) A type of punch delivered with the arm rigid and partially bent and the fist travelling nearly horizontally mesially along an arc.
n (typography|rare) A (l|en|háček).
n (context|Scrabble) An instance of playing a word perpendicular to a word already on the board, adding a letter to the start or the end of the word to form a new word.
n (bowling) A ball that is rolled in a curved line.
v (transitive) To attach a hook to.
v (transitive) To catch with a hook (qualifier|hook a fish).
v (transitive) To ensnare someone, as if with a hook.
v (transitive) To connect (hook into, hook together).
v (cricket|golf) To play a hook shot.
v (field hockey|ice hockey) To engage in the illegal maneuver of hooking (i.e., using the hockey stick to trip or block another player)
v (context|Scrabble) To play a word perpendicular to another word by adding a single letter to the existing word.