Definition of Boathooks

1. Noun. (plural of boathook) ¹



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Definition of Boathooks

1. boathook [n] - See also: boathook

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boathooks

boatbills
boatbuilder
boatbuilders
boatbuilding
boatbuildings
boate
boated
boatel
boatels
boater
boaters
boates
boatful
boatfuls
boathook
boathooks (current term)
boathouse
boathouses
boatie
boaties
boatings
boation
boations
boatless
boatlift
boatlifted
boatlifting
boatlifts
boatlike

Literary usage of Boathooks

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1. Across Greenland's Ice-fields: The Adventures of Nansen and Peary on the by Mary Douglas (1902)
"... and in another moment would have been in the water had not his pursuers, who were provided with boathooks, struck them into him and held 'him fast. ..."

2. Selections from the Letters (private and Professional) of Sir Henry by Henry John Codrington (1880)
"Of course we instantly snatched up stretchers and boathooks, jumped out of ... then presenting boathooks and stretchers, we fairly poked him down again to ..."

3. Naval Militiaman's Handbook by William H. Stayton (1895)
"He will then see that all her fittings, including oars, boathooks, fenders, colors, compass and breaker of fresh water are in her. ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1883)
"... one lance, two- seal-clubs, two boathooks, mast and sails. Hot tea was made during the journey, morning and evening, and a hot dinner cooked daily. ..."

5. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1905)
"... with cannon and musketry fire through the darkness, and even assailing them with harpoons and boathooks, the veterans struggled on through the waters. ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"... with cannon and musketry fire through the darkness, and even assailing them with harpoons and boathooks, the veterans struggled on through the waters. ..."

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