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2 definitions found
 for hooking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hook \Hook\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hooked; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Hooking.]
     1. To catch or fasten with a hook or hooks; to seize,
        capture, or hold, as with a hook, esp. with a disguised or
        baited hook; hence, to secure by allurement or artifice;
        to entrap; to catch; as, to hook a dress; to hook a trout.
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              Hook him, my poor dear, . . . at any sacrifice. --W.
                                                    Collins.
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     2. To seize or pierce with the points of the horns, as cattle
        in attacking enemies; to gore.
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     3. To steal. [Colloq. Eng. & U.S.]
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     To hook on, to fasten or attach by, or as by, hook.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hooking
      n 1: a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed
           golfer; "he took lessons to cure his hooking" [syn: hook,
           draw, hooking]

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