Definition of Fire hook
1. Noun. Fire iron consisting of a metal rod with a handle; used to stir a fire.
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Literary usage of Fire hook
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Revised Statutes of the State of New York: As Altered by Subsequent by New York (State), Montgomery Hunt Throop (1889)
"... boards of trustees of villages to organize fire, hook and ladder, hose and protective companies and to incorporate hre departments oí such villages. ..."
2. Original Land Titles in Delaware Commonly Known as the Duke of York Record by Delaware, Delaware General Assembly (1903)
"Whereas there is a certaine piece of land at Delaware on ye fire hook or neck by Christine Kill now in ye tenure or occupation of Peter ..."
3. Public Papers of Governor by New York (State). Governor (1872)
"The statute books contain, every year, a large number of special acts for the.incorporation of fire, hook and ladder, and hose companies in incorporated ..."
4. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"FIRE-HOOK, a hook used for pulling down burning houses. ... The engines thunder'd through the street, Fire-hook, pipe, bucket, all complete. J. ami 11. ..."
5. Laws Relating to Villages Including Statutes Relating to Sewers, Fire by New York (State) (1894)
"... shall have power and are hereby authorized to organize fire, hook and ladder, hose and protective companies and a fire department in their respective ..."
6. Records Relating to the Early History of Boston by Boston (Mass.). Registry Dept (1909)
"The Chairman communicated a letter from Mr. George G. Channing, in which he declines taking command of the fire hook & Ladder company. ..."
7. In the Shadow of the Pagoda: Sketches of Burmese Life and Character by Edward William Dirom Cuming (1897)
"Also each householder is compelled to keep outside and ready for emergency two rude instruments, a " fire-hook " and a " mec- put" for which latter there is ..."
8. The way of the woods: a manual for sportsmen in northeastern United States by Edward Breck (1908)
"A fire-hook or hanger, to handle hot kettles, is also cut. Every j,-1G 25 lumber camp has a cookee, or cook's assist- Fire-hook ant, and the office (which ..."