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a two-piece clothes fastener, usually of metal, consisting of a hook that catches onto a loop or bar.
a three-piece latching device consisting of a hook attached to a screw eye or an eyebolt and a separate screw eye or eyebolt that the hook engages as it bridges a gap, as one between a door and a jamb or a gate and a gatepost.
Also called eyehook. the two-piece portion of such a device consisting of a hook and a screw eye.
a fastening for clothes consisting of a small hook hooked onto a small metal or thread loop


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