[hoo k-swing-ing] /ˈhʊkˌswɪŋ ɪŋ/
a ritualistic torture, practiced among the Mandan Indians, in which a voluntary victim was suspended from attached to the flesh of the back.
noun 1. any of several moths of the genus Daepana, characterized by the hooked point on each forewing 2. beautiful hook-tip, a similar but unrelated species, Laspeyria flexula
[hoo k-ten-der] /ˈhʊkˌtɛn dər/ noun 1. (in lumbering) the supervisor of a rigging crew.
[hoo k-uhp] /ˈhʊkˌʌp/ noun 1. an act or instance of hooking up. 2. an assembly and connection of parts, components, or apparatus into a circuit, network, machine, or system. 3. the circuit, network, machine, or system so formed. 4. a device or connection, as a plug, hose, or pipe, for conveying electricity, a water supply, […]
[hoo k] /hʊk/ noun 1. a curved or angular piece of metal or other hard substance for catching, pulling, holding, or suspending something. 2. a fishhook. 3. anything that catches; snare; trap. 4. something that attracts attention or serves as an enticement: The product is good but we need a sales hook to get people […]