"hook" meaning in English

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Noun

IPA: /hʊk/, /huːk/ (note: sometimes in Northern England, otherwise obsolete) Audio: en-us-hook.ogg [US], en-au-hook.ogg [Australia]
enPR: ho͝ok, ho͞ok Rhymes: -ʊk Etymology: From Middle English hoke, from Old English hōc, from Proto-West Germanic *hōk, from Proto-Germanic *hōkaz, variant of *hakô (“hook”), probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kog-, *keg-, *keng- (“peg, hook, claw”). Cognates Compare West Frisian heak, Dutch haak (“hook”)) (compare West Frisian/Dutch hoek (“hook, angle, corner”), Low German Hook, Huuk); also related to hake. Etymology templates: {{inh|en|enm|hoke}} Middle English hoke, {{inh|en|ang|hōc}} Old English hōc, {{inh|en|gmw-pro|*hōk}} Proto-West Germanic *hōk, {{inh|en|gem-pro|*hōkaz}} Proto-Germanic *hōkaz, {{m|gem-pro|*hakô|t=hook}} *hakô (“hook”), {{der|en|ine-pro|*kog-}} Proto-Indo-European *kog-, {{m|ine-pro|*keg-}} *keg-, {{m|ine-pro|*keng-|t=peg, hook, claw}} *keng- (“peg, hook, claw”), {{cog|fy|heak}} West Frisian heak, {{cog|nl|haak|t=hook}} Dutch haak (“hook”), {{cog|fy|-}} West Frisian, {{cog|nl|hoek|t=hook, angle, corner}} Dutch hoek (“hook, angle, corner”), {{cog|nds||Hook}} Low German Hook, {{m|nds||Huuk}} Huuk, {{l|en|hake}} hake Head templates: {{en-noun}} hook (plural hooks) Forms: hooks [plural]
  1. A rod bent into a curved shape, typically with one end free and the other end secured to a rope or other attachment.
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-ZTOLvUGb Translations (rod bent into a curved shape): grep [masculine] (Albanian), خَطَّاف‎ (ḵaṭṭāf) [masculine] (Arabic), կարթ (kartʿ) (Armenian), çəngəl (Azerbaijani), qarmaq (Azerbaijani), ырғаҡ (ïrğaq) (Bashkir), крук (kruk) [masculine] (Belarusian), кручо́к (kručók) [masculine] (Belarusian), অঙ্কুশ (ôṅkuś) (Bengali), হুক (huk) (Bengali), ку́ка (kúka) [feminine] (Bulgarian), ချိတ် (hkyit) (Burmese), garfi [masculine] (Catalan), ganxo [masculine] (Catalan), мӏара (mʿara) (Chechen), [Mandarin] (Chinese), (gōu) [Mandarin] (Chinese), 鉤子 [Mandarin] (Chinese), 钩子 (gōuzi) [Mandarin] (Chinese), higen [feminine] (Cornish), bagh [feminine] (Cornish), ırğaq (Crimean Tatar), hák [masculine] (Czech), krog [common-gender] (Danish), knage [common-gender] (Danish), hage [common-gender] (Danish), haak [masculine] (Dutch), hoko (Esperanto), konks (Estonian), krókur (Faroese), koukku (Finnish), crochet [masculine] (French), agrafe [feminine] (French), gancho [masculine] (Galician), cambito [masculine] (Galician), კაუჭი (ḳauč̣i) (Georgian), კავი (ḳavi) (Georgian), Haken [masculine] (German), άγκιστρο (ágkistro) [neuter] (Greek), γάντζος (gántzos) [masculine] (Greek), ἀγκυλίς (ankulís) [Ancient] (Greek), וָו‎ (vav) [masculine] (Hebrew), अंकुश (aṅkuś) (Hindi), आंकड़ा (āṅkṛā) [masculine] (Hindi), हुक (huk) (Hindi), horog (Hungarian), kampó (Hungarian), krókur [masculine] (Icelandic), haki [masculine] (Icelandic), kait (Indonesian), croc (Interlingua), uncino (Interlingua), crúca [masculine] (Irish), gancio [masculine] (Italian), gancetto [masculine] (Italian), uncino [masculine] (Italian), (kagi) (alt: かぎ) (Japanese), フック (fukku) (Japanese), ホック (hokku) (Japanese), 留め金 (tomegane) (Japanese), ілгек (ilgek) (Kazakh), ілмек (ilmek) (Kazakh), 갈고리 (galgori) (Korean), илчек (ilçek) (Kyrgyz), илмек (ilmek) (Kyrgyz), ຂໍ (khǭ) (Lao), ງ່ຽງ (ngīang) (Lao), hāmus [masculine] (Latin), uncus [masculine] (Latin), āķis [masculine] (Latvian), ķeksis [masculine] (Latvian), kāsis [masculine] (Latvian), kablys [masculine] (Lithuanian), kabliukas [masculine] (Lithuanian), vąšelis [masculine] (Lithuanian), ку́ка (kúka) [feminine] (Macedonian), cangkuk (Malay), croagane [feminine] (Manx), dooan [masculine] (Manx), pekapeka (Maori), mgign (Mi'kmaq), хуукууд (khuukuud) (Mongolian), krok [Bokmål, masculine] (Norwegian), croquet [masculine] (Occitan), krókr [masculine] (Old Norse), haki [masculine] (Old Norse), قلاب‎ (qollâb) (Persian), چنگک‎ (čangak) (Persian), جا لباسی‎ (jâ lebâsi) (Persian), آکج‎ (âkej) (Persian), hak [masculine] (Polish), kotwiczka (english: a double/triple ecc. one) [feminine] (Polish), gancho [masculine] (Portuguese), cârlig [neuter] (Romanian), крюк (krjuk) [masculine] (Russian), крючо́к (krjučók) [masculine] (Russian), гак (gak) [masculine] [nautical, transport] (Russian), अङ्क (aṅka) [masculine] (Sanskrit), heuk (Scots), cromag [feminine] (Scottish Gaelic), dubhan [masculine] (Scottish Gaelic), ку̏ка [Cyrillic, feminine] (Serbo-Croatian), kȕka [Roman, feminine] (Serbo-Croatian), hák [masculine] (Slovak), kljuka [feminine] (Slovene), gancho [masculine] (Spanish), garfio [masculine] (Spanish), krok (Swedish), hake (Swedish), чангак (čangak) (Tajik), కొక్కి (kokki) (Telugu), ตะขอ (dtà-kɔ̌ɔ) (Thai), เบ็ด (bèt) (Thai), ལྕགས་ཀྱུ (lcags kyu) (Tibetan), kanca (Turkish), çengel (Turkish), çeňňek (Turkmen), гак (hak) [masculine] (Ukrainian), га́чок (háčok) [masculine] (Ukrainian), آنکڑا‎ (ānkṛā) [masculine] (Urdu), ہک‎ (huk) (Urdu), ئىلمەك‎ (ilmek) (Uyghur), ئىلگەك‎ (ilgek) (Uyghur), ilgak (Uzbek), ilmoq (Uzbek), móc (Vietnamese), bach [masculine] (Welsh), bachyn [masculine] (Welsh), קרוק‎ (kruk) (Yiddish) Disambiguation of 'rod bent into a curved shape': 32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2
  2. A barbed metal hook used for fishing; a fishhook. Categories (topical): Fishing
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-CLKYAw.o Disambiguation of Fishing: 2 9 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 4 2 2 4 4 2 2 1 0 2 2 4 1 3 3 3 3 3 3 1 2 2 0 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 4 1 1
  3. Any of various hook-shaped agricultural implements such as a billhook.
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-4Xs5rD77 Translations (agricultural implement): сърп (sǎrp) [masculine] (Bulgarian), vesuri (Finnish) Disambiguation of 'agricultural implement': 3 3 16 3 3 1 2 2 2 0 3 3 2 4 2 2 3 1 1 2 2 1 6 6 5 4 6 4 2 3 2
  4. The curved needle used in the art of crochet.
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-w0CyPhsK
  5. The part of a hinge which is fixed to a post, and on which a door or gate hangs and turns.
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-WdWcgmmd Translations (part of a hinge): saranakoukku (Finnish) Disambiguation of 'part of a hinge': 2 1 1 2 33 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 4 2 1 2 2 1 10 1 8 1 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 1 2
  6. A loop shaped like a hook under certain written letters, for example, g and j.
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-0Cj-4baz Translations (loop shaped like a hook under certain letters): завъртулка (zavǎrtulka) [feminine] (Bulgarian), klička [feminine] (Czech), koukku (Finnish), άγκιστρο (ágkistro) [neuter] (Greek), о́пашка (ópaška) [feminine] (Macedonian), volta [feminine] (Portuguese), крючо́к (krjučók) [masculine] (Russian), хво́стик (xvóstik) [masculine] (Russian), krok (Swedish), böj (Swedish) Disambiguation of 'loop shaped like a hook under certain letters': 5 1 4 1 2 47 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 11 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 0 1
  7. A tie-in to a current event or trend that makes a news story or editorial relevant and timely.
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-iWRVKIfe
  8. A snare; a trap.
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-o5.dxDjJ Translations (snare, trap): капан (kapan) [masculine] (Bulgarian), ansa (Finnish), па́стка (pástka) (Ukrainian) Disambiguation of 'snare, trap': 3 2 2 2 2 1 2 35 1 0 2 3 4 2 1 3 4 1 4 2 3 1 2 3 2 2 3 2 3 1 2
  9. (in the plural) The projecting points of the thighbones of cattle; called also hook bones. Tags: in-plural
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-bCc6qOqg Translations (hook bones): bungkalo (Tagalog) Disambiguation of 'hook bones': 3 2 2 3 2 1 3 2 23 0 1 3 6 2 3 4 5 1 1 3 3 1 2 6 2 2 4 4 2 1 3
  10. (informal) Removal or expulsion from a group or activity. Tags: informal
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-kl2sOoah Translations (removal or expulsion): potkut [plural] (Finnish) Disambiguation of 'removal or expulsion': 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 66 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 2 0 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2
  11. (agriculture) A field sown two years in succession. Categories (topical): Agriculture
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-S.g-ebHa Topics: agriculture, business, lifestyle
  12. (authorship) A brief, punchy opening statement intended to get attention from an audience, reader, or viewer, and make them want to continue to listen to a speech, read a book, or watch a play.
  13. (narratology) A gimmick or element of a creative work intended to be attention-grabbing for the audience; a compelling idea for a story that will be sure to attract people's attention. Categories (topical): Narratology
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-FyJB0iyb Topics: human-sciences, linguistics, narratology, sciences
  14. (bridge, slang) A finesse. Tags: slang Categories (topical): Bridge
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-ugrXTOEw Topics: bridge, games Translations (bridge, slang: finesse): импас (impas) [masculine] (Bulgarian) Disambiguation of 'bridge, slang: finesse': 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 3 2 26 4 2 1 1 1 3 3 1 4 4 3 5 4 3 3 3 6
  15. (card games, slang) A jack (the playing card). Tags: slang Categories (topical): Card games
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-sHRyMO90 Topics: card-games, games Translations (playing cards, slang: jack): jätkä (Finnish) Disambiguation of 'playing cards, slang: jack': 2 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 3 4 3 5 27 2 2 1 1 6 4 1 3 3 2 3 3 2 2 3 5
  16. (geography) A spit or narrow cape of sand or gravel turned landward at the outer end, such as Sandy Hook in New Jersey. Categories (topical): Geography
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-f6pBfNVj Topics: geography, natural-sciences
  17. (music) A catchy musical phrase which forms the basis of a popular song. Categories (topical): Music
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-tqWzIQ2z Topics: entertainment, lifestyle, music Translations (catchy musical phrase): ganxo [masculine] (Catalan), Hookline [feminine] (German), crúca [masculine] (Irish), ritornello [masculine] (Italian), parte orecchiabile [feminine] (Italian), サビ (sabi) (Japanese), 후렴구 (huryeomgu) (Korean), aukume (Maori), gancho (english: musical) [masculine] (Portuguese), хук (xuk) (Russian), gancho (english: musical) [masculine] (Spanish) Disambiguation of 'catchy musical phrase': 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 5 4 1 1 3 36 1 2 2 3 1 3 4 3 3 3 3 2 1 2
  18. (nautical, informal) A ship's anchor. Tags: informal Categories (topical): Nautical
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-ChdcNMOn Topics: nautical, transport
  19. (programming) Part of a system's operation that can be intercepted to change or augment its behaviour. Categories (topical): Programming
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-bYP34FKC Topics: computing, engineering, mathematics, natural-sciences, physical-sciences, programming, sciences Synonyms: endpoint
  20. (Scrabble) An instance of playing a word perpendicular to a word already on the board, adding a letter to the start or the end of the word to form a new word.
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-oY6d7ub5 Topics: Scrabble, board-games, games
  21. (typography) a diacritical mark shaped like the upper part of a question mark, as in ỏ. Categories (topical): Typography, Diacritical marks
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-UbWTc3ha Disambiguation of Diacritical marks: 2 2 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 6 5 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 26 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 Topics: media, publishing, typography Translations (typography: a diacritical mark shaped like the upper part of a question mark: ỏ): felső kérdőjel (Hungarian) Disambiguation of 'typography: a diacritical mark shaped like the upper part of a question mark: ỏ': 2 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 1 5 3 1 1 1 1 0 2 1 59 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
  22. (typography, rare) a háček. Tags: rare Categories (topical): Typography
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-H.mw2rX1 Topics: media, publishing, typography
  23. (baseball) A curveball. Categories (topical): Baseball
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-sSpMjx4v Topics: ball-games, baseball, games, hobbies, lifestyle, sports Translations (baseball: curveball): kierrepallo (Finnish), skruv (Swedish) Disambiguation of 'baseball: curveball': 3 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 0 2 2 2 4 3 2 2 1 1 2 3 1 32 6 5 4 6 4 1 3 2
  24. (basketball) a basketball shot in which the offensive player, usually turned perpendicular to the basket, gently throws the ball with a sweeping motion of his arm in an upward arc with a follow-through which ends over his head. Also called hook shot. Categories (topical): Basketball
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-kmiWQ.dk Topics: ball-games, basketball, games, hobbies, lifestyle, sports Translations (basketball shot that goes overhead): кука (kuka) [feminine] (Bulgarian), ganxo [masculine] (Catalan), kaaripallo (Finnish), хо́рок (hórok) [feminine] (Macedonian), хо́рог (hórog) [feminine] (Macedonian) Disambiguation of 'basketball shot that goes overhead': 4 2 3 3 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 4 3 2 1 4 2 2 4 3 3 1 4 14 3 3 8 9 3 2 1
  25. (bowling) A ball that is rolled in a curved line. Categories (topical): Bowling
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-lHA6UHea Topics: bowling, hobbies, lifestyle, sports Translations (bowling: ball that is rolled in a curved line): kierrepallo (Finnish) Disambiguation of 'bowling: ball that is rolled in a curved line': 7 1 2 6 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 0 5 6 32 3 8 2 1 2 1
  26. (boxing) a type of punch delivered with the arm rigid and partially bent and the fist travelling nearly horizontally mesially along an arc Categories (topical): Boxing
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-zOzPNq15 Topics: boxing, government, hobbies, lifestyle, martial-arts, military, politics, sports, war Translations (type of boxing punch): кроше (kroše) [neuter] (Bulgarian), ganxo [masculine] (Catalan), 摆拳 (bǎiquán) [Mandarin] (Chinese), hák [masculine] (Czech), hook (Danish), koukku (Finnish), crochet [masculine] (French), Haken [masculine] (German), horog (Hungarian), dorn [masculine] (Irish), húc [masculine] (Irish), gancio (Italian), フック (fukku) (Japanese), кроше́ (krošé) [neuter] (Macedonian), sierpowy [masculine] (Polish), gancho [masculine] (Portuguese), хук (xuk) [masculine] (Russian), кро̀ше̄ [Cyrillic, masculine] (Serbo-Croatian), kròšē [Roman, masculine] (Serbo-Croatian), gancho [masculine] (Spanish), krok (Swedish), หมัดเหวี่ยงสั้น (Thai), хук (xuk) (Ukrainian) Disambiguation of 'type of boxing punch': 3 3 1 1 2 1 3 2 1 1 3 3 3 5 2 3 2 1 1 2 4 1 6 6 6 16 6 6 1 3 2
  27. (cricket) A type of shot played by swinging the bat in a horizontal arc, hitting the ball high in the air to the leg side, often played to balls which bounce around head height. Categories (topical): Cricket
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-yU3MJI3i Topics: ball-games, cricket, games, hobbies, lifestyle, sports Translations (type of cricket shot): hook (Danish) Disambiguation of 'type of cricket shot': 3 3 2 1 2 1 3 1 1 1 2 4 2 4 2 2 2 1 1 3 4 1 5 8 5 5 13 8 1 4 5
  28. (golf) A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves unintentionally to the left. (See draw, slice, fade.) Categories (topical): Golf
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-sbAz3S.M Topics: golf, hobbies, lifestyle, sports Translations (golf shot that curves unintentionally): ganxo [masculine] (Catalan), hook (Danish), hukki (Finnish), хук (xuk) [masculine] (Russian), hook (Swedish) Disambiguation of 'golf shot that curves unintentionally': 3 2 2 2 2 1 3 2 1 0 2 3 3 3 1 3 2 0 3 3 4 1 4 7 4 4 8 22 2 2 1
  29. (Canada, Australia, military) Any of the chevrons denoting rank. Tags: Australia, Canada Categories (topical): Military
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-G70Q8ycp Categories (other): Australian English, Canadian English Topics: government, military, politics, war
  30. (slang) A prostitute. Tags: slang
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-NiVr4rC1 Synonyms: hooker
  31. (UK, slang, obsolete) A pickpocket. Tags: UK, obsolete, slang
    Sense id: hook-en-noun-h6NZFauA Categories (other): British English, Northern Irish English
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Translations (software feature): hook (english: anglicism) [masculine] (French), άγκιστρο (ágkistro) [neuter] (Greek), кука (kuka) [feminine] (Macedonian), хук (xuk) [masculine] (Russian), хук (xuk) (Ukrainian) Disambiguation of 'software feature': 4 3 2 4 4 1 4 3 2 1 2 7 8 2 1 5 5 1 7 2 5 3 2 5 2 3 5 4 3 1 2

Verb

IPA: /hʊk/, /huːk/ (note: sometimes in Northern England, otherwise obsolete) Audio: en-us-hook.ogg [US], en-au-hook.ogg [Australia]
enPR: ho͝ok, ho͞ok Rhymes: -ʊk Etymology: From Middle English hoke, from Old English hōc, from Proto-West Germanic *hōk, from Proto-Germanic *hōkaz, variant of *hakô (“hook”), probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kog-, *keg-, *keng- (“peg, hook, claw”). Cognates Compare West Frisian heak, Dutch haak (“hook”)) (compare West Frisian/Dutch hoek (“hook, angle, corner”), Low German Hook, Huuk); also related to hake. Etymology templates: {{inh|en|enm|hoke}} Middle English hoke, {{inh|en|ang|hōc}} Old English hōc, {{inh|en|gmw-pro|*hōk}} Proto-West Germanic *hōk, {{inh|en|gem-pro|*hōkaz}} Proto-Germanic *hōkaz, {{m|gem-pro|*hakô|t=hook}} *hakô (“hook”), {{der|en|ine-pro|*kog-}} Proto-Indo-European *kog-, {{m|ine-pro|*keg-}} *keg-, {{m|ine-pro|*keng-|t=peg, hook, claw}} *keng- (“peg, hook, claw”), {{cog|fy|heak}} West Frisian heak, {{cog|nl|haak|t=hook}} Dutch haak (“hook”), {{cog|fy|-}} West Frisian, {{cog|nl|hoek|t=hook, angle, corner}} Dutch hoek (“hook, angle, corner”), {{cog|nds||Hook}} Low German Hook, {{m|nds||Huuk}} Huuk, {{l|en|hake}} hake Head templates: {{en-verb}} hook (third-person singular simple present hooks, present participle hooking, simple past and past participle hooked) Forms: hooks [present, singular, third-person], hooking [participle, present], hooked [participle, past], hooked [past]
  1. (transitive) To attach a hook to. Tags: transitive
    Sense id: hook-en-verb-xuuCIzFw Translations (to attach a hook): закачам с кука (zakačam s kuka) (Bulgarian), enganxar (Catalan), zaháknout (Czech), hænge (Danish), haken (Dutch), ripustaa koukkuun (Finnish), accrocher (French), haken (German), agganciare (Italian), گیر دادن قلاب، آویزان کردن‎ (gir dâdaneh qollâb, âvizân kardan) (Persian), enganchar (Portuguese), agăța (Romanian), enganchar (Spanish), kroka (Swedish), haka (Swedish) Disambiguation of 'to attach a hook': 54 6 5 5 5 0 9 1 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2
  2. (transitive) To catch with a hook (hook a fish). Tags: transitive
    Sense id: hook-en-verb-NF9VGaGX Translations (to catch with a hook): zaháknout (Czech), få på krogen (Danish), få til at bide på (Danish), saada koukkuun (Finnish), ferrer (un poisson) (english: to iron a fish) (French), haken (German), angelagar (Ido), 낚다 (nakda) (Korean), adhāmō (Latin), huke (Norwegian), kroke (Norwegian), به قلاب انداختن‎ (beh qollâb andâkhtan) (Persian), fisgar (Portuguese), agăța (Romanian), glac (Scottish Gaelic), enganchar (Spanish), hukim (Tok Pisin), упійма́ти (upijmáty) (Ukrainian), злови́ти (zlovýty) (Ukrainian) Disambiguation of 'to catch with a hook': 8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  3. (transitive) To work yarn into a fabric using a hook; to crochet. Tags: transitive
    Sense id: hook-en-verb-m6zzlkN7
  4. (transitive) To insert in a curved way reminiscent of a hook. Tags: transitive
    Sense id: hook-en-verb-qAGfoAiV Translations (to insert in a curved way): laittaa koukkuun (Finnish) Disambiguation of 'to insert in a curved way': 1 0 2 60 2 1 1 2 2 7 6 1 6 2 2 4 2
  5. (transitive) To ensnare or obligate someone, as if with a hook. Tags: transitive
    Sense id: hook-en-verb-XmfW1EwM Translations (to ensnare someone): хващам в капан (hvaštam v kapan) (Bulgarian), napata (Finnish), koukuttaa (Finnish), agganciare (Italian), attirare (Italian) Disambiguation of 'to ensnare someone': 4 0 3 2 48 0 4 5 2 6 4 2 3 2 5 4 6
  6. (UK, US, slang, archaic) To steal. Tags: UK, US, archaic, slang
    Sense id: hook-en-verb-V6eOpCNB Categories (other): American English, British English, Northern Irish English
  7. (transitive) To connect (hook into, hook together). Tags: transitive
    Sense id: hook-en-verb-xsiOxnyP Translations (to connect): свързвам (svǎrzvam) (Bulgarian), připojit (Czech), koble (Danish), kytkeä (Finnish), liittää (Finnish), einhaken (German), connettersi (Italian), inserire (Italian), agganciare (Italian), به قلاب وصل کردن‎ (beh qollâb vasl kardan) (Persian), соединя́ть (sojedinjátʹ) [imperfective] (Russian), haka (Swedish), поєдна́ти (pojednáty) (Ukrainian), з'єдна́ти (zʺjednáty) (Ukrainian) Disambiguation of 'to connect': 19 0 1 1 1 0 60 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3
  8. (usually in passive) To make addicted; to captivate.
    Sense id: hook-en-verb-l8ihbOnY Translations (to make addicted): enganxar (Catalan), verslaven (Dutch), koukuttaa [transitive] (Finnish), jäädä koukkuun (Finnish), olla koukussa [intransitive] (Finnish), подса́живать (podsáživatʹ) [imperfective] (Russian), подсади́ть (podsadítʹ) [perfective] (Russian), enganchar (Spanish) Disambiguation of 'to make addicted': 1 0 1 2 1 0 2 81 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2
  9. (cricket, golf) To play a hook shot. Categories (topical): Cricket, Golf
    Sense id: hook-en-verb-qlv7HCX5 Topics: ball-games, cricket, games, golf, hobbies, lifestyle, sports Translations (golf, cricket: to play a hook shot): lyödä hukki [golf, sports, hobbies, lifestyle] (Finnish) Disambiguation of 'golf, cricket: to play a hook shot': 1 1 3 2 2 2 1 1 49 10 5 6 3 5 5 2 1
  10. (rugby) To succeed in heeling the ball back out of a scrum (used particularly of the team's designated hooker). Categories (topical): Rugby
    Sense id: hook-en-verb-hyy-2TM0 Topics: ball-games, games, hobbies, lifestyle, rugby, sports
  11. (field hockey, ice hockey) To engage in the illegal maneuver of hooking (i.e., using the hockey stick to trip or block another player) Categories (topical): Field hockey, Ice hockey
    Sense id: hook-en-verb-xGNCs0tK Topics: hobbies, ice-hockey, lifestyle, skating, sports Translations (hockey: to engage in the illegal maneuver of hooking): koukata (Finnish), haken (German), हुक (huk) [masculine] (Hindi) Disambiguation of 'hockey: to engage in the illegal maneuver of hooking': 0 0 2 2 1 4 1 1 4 6 50 2 17 1 5 3 1
  12. (soccer, bowling) To swerve a ball; kick or throw a ball so it swerves or bends. Categories (topical): Bowling, Football (soccer)
    Sense id: hook-en-verb-En.62qP8 Topics: ball-games, bowling, games, hobbies, lifestyle, soccer, sports Translations (soccer: to swerve a ball): potkaista kierrepotku (Finnish), potkaista banaanipotku (Finnish), skru (Norwegian) Disambiguation of 'soccer: to swerve a ball': 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 8 9 4 57 3 1 7 1 4
  13. (intransitive, slang) To engage in prostitution. Tags: intransitive, slang Categories (topical): Prostitution
    Sense id: hook-en-verb--uJsY3TY Disambiguation of Prostitution: 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 4 3 2 2 1 0 2 2 5 1 3 3 3 3 3 3 1 11 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 3 2 1 16 1 3 1 1 Translations (slang: to engage in prostitution): hákovat (Czech), huorata (Finnish), adescare (Italian) Disambiguation of 'slang: to engage in prostitution': 0 0 1 2 1 5 1 1 2 5 11 1 64 0 3 2 1
  14. (Scrabble) To play a word perpendicular to another word by adding a single letter to the existing word.
    Sense id: hook-en-verb-6O6iz8oZ Topics: Scrabble, board-games, games
  15. (bridge, slang) To finesse. Tags: slang Categories (topical): Bridge
    Sense id: hook-en-verb-quxmUkb4 Topics: bridge, games Translations (bridge slang: to finesse): правя импас (pravja impas) (Bulgarian) Disambiguation of 'bridge slang: to finesse': 1 0 2 1 2 11 1 1 6 7 6 4 5 1 49 3 2
  16. (transitive) To seize or pierce with the points of the horns, as cattle in attacking enemies; to gore. Tags: transitive
    Sense id: hook-en-verb-yhzF7z01 Translations (to seize or pierce with the points of the horns): keihästää (Finnish) Disambiguation of 'to seize or pierce with the points of the horns': 2 0 1 1 1 6 1 1 1 3 4 1 2 1 2 71 2
  17. (intransitive) To move or go with a sudden turn. Tags: intransitive
    Sense id: hook-en-verb-3UkQOqt6 Translations (to move or go with a sudden turn): koukata (Finnish) Disambiguation of 'to move or go with a sudden turn': 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 88

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      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "enm",
        "3": "hoke"
      },
      "expansion": "Middle English hoke",
      "name": "inh"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "ang",
        "3": "hōc"
      },
      "expansion": "Old English hōc",
      "name": "inh"
    },
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      "args": {
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        "2": "gmw-pro",
        "3": "*hōk"
      },
      "expansion": "Proto-West Germanic *hōk",
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      "args": {
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      "expansion": "Proto-Germanic *hōkaz",
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      "args": {
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      },
      "expansion": "*hakô (“hook”)",
      "name": "m"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "ine-pro",
        "3": "*kog-"
      },
      "expansion": "Proto-Indo-European *kog-",
      "name": "der"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "ine-pro",
        "2": "*keg-"
      },
      "expansion": "*keg-",
      "name": "m"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "ine-pro",
        "2": "*keng-",
        "t": "peg, hook, claw"
      },
      "expansion": "*keng- (“peg, hook, claw”)",
      "name": "m"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "fy",
        "2": "heak"
      },
      "expansion": "West Frisian heak",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "nl",
        "2": "haak",
        "t": "hook"
      },
      "expansion": "Dutch haak (“hook”)",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "fy",
        "2": "-"
      },
      "expansion": "West Frisian",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "nl",
        "2": "hoek",
        "t": "hook, angle, corner"
      },
      "expansion": "Dutch hoek (“hook, angle, corner”)",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "nds",
        "2": "",
        "3": "Hook"
      },
      "expansion": "Low German Hook",
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    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "nds",
        "2": "",
        "3": "Huuk"
      },
      "expansion": "Huuk",
      "name": "m"
    },
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      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "hake"
      },
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      "name": "l"
    }
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  "etymology_text": "From Middle English hoke, from Old English hōc, from Proto-West Germanic *hōk, from Proto-Germanic *hōkaz, variant of *hakô (“hook”), probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kog-, *keg-, *keng- (“peg, hook, claw”).\nCognates\nCompare West Frisian heak, Dutch haak (“hook”)) (compare West Frisian/Dutch hoek (“hook, angle, corner”), Low German Hook, Huuk); also related to hake.",
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    {
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      "tags": [
        "plural"
      ]
    }
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    }
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  "pos": "noun",
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        "A rod bent into a curved shape, typically with one end free and the other end secured to a rope or other attachment."
      ],
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        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "sq",
          "lang": "Albanian",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "grep"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "ar",
          "lang": "Arabic",
          "roman": "ḵaṭṭāf",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "خَطَّاف‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "hy",
          "lang": "Armenian",
          "roman": "kartʿ",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "կարթ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "az",
          "lang": "Azerbaijani",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "çəngəl"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "az",
          "lang": "Azerbaijani",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "qarmaq"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "ba",
          "lang": "Bashkir",
          "roman": "ïrğaq",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "ырғаҡ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "be",
          "lang": "Belarusian",
          "roman": "kruk",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "крук"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "be",
          "lang": "Belarusian",
          "roman": "kručók",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "кручо́к"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "bn",
          "lang": "Bengali",
          "roman": "ôṅkuś",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "অঙ্কুশ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "bn",
          "lang": "Bengali",
          "roman": "huk",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "হুক"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "bg",
          "lang": "Bulgarian",
          "roman": "kúka",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "ку́ка"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "my",
          "lang": "Burmese",
          "roman": "hkyit",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "ချိတ်"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "ca",
          "lang": "Catalan",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "garfi"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "ca",
          "lang": "Catalan",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "ganxo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "ce",
          "lang": "Chechen",
          "roman": "mʿara",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "мӏара"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "cmn",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "Mandarin"
          ],
          "word": "鉤"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "cmn",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "roman": "gōu",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "Mandarin"
          ],
          "word": "钩"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "cmn",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "Mandarin"
          ],
          "word": "鉤子"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "cmn",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "roman": "gōuzi",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "Mandarin"
          ],
          "word": "钩子"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "kw",
          "lang": "Cornish",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "higen"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "kw",
          "lang": "Cornish",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "bagh"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "crh",
          "lang": "Crimean Tatar",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "ırğaq"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "cs",
          "lang": "Czech",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "hák"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "da",
          "lang": "Danish",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "common-gender"
          ],
          "word": "krog"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "da",
          "lang": "Danish",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "common-gender"
          ],
          "word": "knage"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "da",
          "lang": "Danish",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "common-gender"
          ],
          "word": "hage"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "nl",
          "lang": "Dutch",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "haak"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "eo",
          "lang": "Esperanto",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "hoko"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "et",
          "lang": "Estonian",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "konks"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "fo",
          "lang": "Faroese",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "krókur"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "koukku"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "crochet"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "agrafe"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "gl",
          "lang": "Galician",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "gancho"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "gl",
          "lang": "Galician",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "cambito"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "ka",
          "lang": "Georgian",
          "roman": "ḳauč̣i",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "კაუჭი"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "ka",
          "lang": "Georgian",
          "roman": "ḳavi",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "კავი"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "Haken"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "el",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "ágkistro",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "neuter"
          ],
          "word": "άγκιστρο"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "el",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "gántzos",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "γάντζος"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "grc",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "ankulís",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "Ancient"
          ],
          "word": "ἀγκυλίς"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "he",
          "lang": "Hebrew",
          "roman": "vav",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "וָו‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "hi",
          "lang": "Hindi",
          "roman": "aṅkuś",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "अंकुश"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "hi",
          "lang": "Hindi",
          "roman": "āṅkṛā",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "आंकड़ा"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "hi",
          "lang": "Hindi",
          "roman": "huk",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "हुक"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "horog"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "kampó"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "is",
          "lang": "Icelandic",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "krókur"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "is",
          "lang": "Icelandic",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "haki"
        },
        {
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          "lang": "Indonesian",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
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        },
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          ],
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        {
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          "code": "it",
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          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
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        {
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          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
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            "masculine"
          ],
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        {
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          "code": "it",
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        {
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        {
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          "word": "フック"
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          "word": "ホック"
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        {
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          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "留め金"
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          "word": "ілгек"
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          "word": "ілмек"
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          "code": "ko",
          "lang": "Korean",
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          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "갈고리"
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          "code": "ky",
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          "word": "илчек"
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          "word": "илмек"
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        {
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          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "ຂໍ"
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        {
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          "lang": "Lao",
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          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "ງ່ຽງ"
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          "code": "la",
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          "code": "lv",
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          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
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        },
        {
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            "masculine"
          ],
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        {
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          "lang": "Latvian",
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            "masculine"
          ],
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          "lang": "Lithuanian",
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            "masculine"
          ],
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          "lang": "Lithuanian",
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          ],
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        {
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          "lang": "Lithuanian",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
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          ],
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        {
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          "lang": "Macedonian",
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          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "ку́ка"
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        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "ms",
          "lang": "Malay",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "cangkuk"
        },
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          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
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          ],
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        {
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          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
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          ],
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        {
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          "code": "mi",
          "lang": "Maori",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "pekapeka"
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          "code": "mic",
          "lang": "Mi'kmaq",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "mgign"
        },
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          "lang": "Mongolian",
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          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "хуукууд"
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        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "nb",
          "lang": "Norwegian",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
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            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "krok"
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          "code": "oc",
          "lang": "Occitan",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
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          ],
          "word": "croquet"
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        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
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          "lang": "Old Norse",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "krókr"
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        {
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          "lang": "Old Norse",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
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        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "fa",
          "lang": "Persian",
          "roman": "qollâb",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "قلاب‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "fa",
          "lang": "Persian",
          "roman": "čangak",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "چنگک‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "fa",
          "lang": "Persian",
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          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "جا لباسی‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "fa",
          "lang": "Persian",
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          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "آکج‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "pl",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "hak"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "pl",
          "english": "a double/triple ecc. one",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "kotwiczka"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "gancho"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "ro",
          "lang": "Romanian",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
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          ],
          "word": "cârlig"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "krjuk",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "крюк"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
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          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "крючо́к"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
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          "lang": "Russian",
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          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
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          ],
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            "transport"
          ],
          "word": "гак"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "sa",
          "lang": "Sanskrit",
          "roman": "aṅka",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "अङ्क"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
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          "lang": "Scots",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "heuk"
        },
        {
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          "code": "gd",
          "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "cromag"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "gd",
          "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "dubhan"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "sh",
          "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "Cyrillic",
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "ку̏ка"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "sh",
          "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "Roman",
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "kȕka"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "sk",
          "lang": "Slovak",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "hák"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "sl",
          "lang": "Slovene",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "kljuka"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "gancho"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
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          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "garfio"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
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          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "krok"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
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          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "hake"
        },
        {
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          "code": "tg",
          "lang": "Tajik",
          "roman": "čangak",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "чангак"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "te",
          "lang": "Telugu",
          "roman": "kokki",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "కొక్కి"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "th",
          "lang": "Thai",
          "roman": "dtà-kɔ̌ɔ",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "ตะขอ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "th",
          "lang": "Thai",
          "roman": "bèt",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "เบ็ด"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "bo",
          "lang": "Tibetan",
          "roman": "lcags kyu",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "ལྕགས་ཀྱུ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "tr",
          "lang": "Turkish",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "kanca"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "tr",
          "lang": "Turkish",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "çengel"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "tk",
          "lang": "Turkmen",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "çeňňek"
        },
        {
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          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "hak",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "гак"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "háčok",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "га́чок"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "ur",
          "lang": "Urdu",
          "roman": "ānkṛā",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "آنکڑا‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "ur",
          "lang": "Urdu",
          "roman": "huk",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "ہک‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "ug",
          "lang": "Uyghur",
          "roman": "ilmek",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "ئىلمەك‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "ug",
          "lang": "Uyghur",
          "roman": "ilgek",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "ئىلگەك‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "uz",
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          "word": "ilgak"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "uz",
          "lang": "Uzbek",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "ilmoq"
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        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "vi",
          "lang": "Vietnamese",
          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "móc"
        },
        {
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          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "bach"
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        {
          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "cy",
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          "tags": [
            "masculine"
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          "word": "bachyn"
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          "_dis1": "32 2 2 5 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 3 3 4 1 2 3 4 6 3 2 2 2 2",
          "code": "yi",
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          "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
          "word": "קרוק‎"
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            "Human",
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            "Fundamental"
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      "glosses": [
        "A barbed metal hook used for fishing; a fishhook."
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      "id": "hook-en-noun-CLKYAw.o",
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        "A barbed metal hook used for fishing; a fishhook."
      ]
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        {
          "ref": "1733-1738, Alexander Pope, Imitations of Horace",
          "text": "like slashing Bentley with his desperate hook",
          "type": "quotation"
        },
        {
          "ref": "1819 September 19​, John Keats, “To Autumn”, in Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of St. Agnes, and Other Poems, London: […] [Thomas Davison] for Taylor and Hessey,[…], published 1820, OCLC 927360557, stanza 2, page 138",
          "text": "Or on a half-reap'd furrow sound asleep, / Drowsed with the fume of poppies, while thy hook / Spares the next swath and all its twinèd flowers: …",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
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        "Any of various hook-shaped agricultural implements such as a billhook."
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        "Any of various hook-shaped agricultural implements such as a billhook."
      ],
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        {
          "_dis1": "3 3 16 3 3 1 2 2 2 0 3 3 2 4 2 2 3 1 1 2 2 1 6 6 5 4 6 4 2 3 2",
          "code": "bg",
          "lang": "Bulgarian",
          "roman": "sǎrp",
          "sense": "agricultural implement",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "сърп"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "3 3 16 3 3 1 2 2 2 0 3 3 2 4 2 2 3 1 1 2 2 1 6 6 5 4 6 4 2 3 2",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "agricultural implement",
          "word": "vesuri"
        }
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    {
      "glosses": [
        "The curved needle used in the art of crochet."
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        "The curved needle used in the art of crochet."
      ]
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      "glosses": [
        "The part of a hinge which is fixed to a post, and on which a door or gate hangs and turns."
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      "id": "hook-en-noun-WdWcgmmd",
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        "The part of a hinge which is fixed to a post, and on which a door or gate hangs and turns."
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        {
          "_dis1": "2 1 1 2 33 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 4 2 1 2 2 1 10 1 8 1 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 1 2",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "part of a hinge",
          "word": "saranakoukku"
        }
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    {
      "glosses": [
        "A loop shaped like a hook under certain written letters, for example, g and j."
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        "A loop shaped like a hook under certain written letters, for example, g and j."
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        {
          "_dis1": "5 1 4 1 2 47 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 11 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 0 1",
          "code": "bg",
          "lang": "Bulgarian",
          "roman": "zavǎrtulka",
          "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "завъртулка"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "5 1 4 1 2 47 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 11 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 0 1",
          "code": "cs",
          "lang": "Czech",
          "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "klička"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "5 1 4 1 2 47 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 11 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 0 1",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
          "word": "koukku"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "5 1 4 1 2 47 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 11 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 0 1",
          "code": "el",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "ágkistro",
          "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
          "tags": [
            "neuter"
          ],
          "word": "άγκιστρο"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "5 1 4 1 2 47 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 11 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 0 1",
          "code": "mk",
          "lang": "Macedonian",
          "roman": "ópaška",
          "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "о́пашка"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "5 1 4 1 2 47 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 11 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 0 1",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "volta"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "5 1 4 1 2 47 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 11 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 0 1",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "krjučók",
          "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "крючо́к"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "5 1 4 1 2 47 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 11 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 0 1",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "xvóstik",
          "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "хво́стик"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "5 1 4 1 2 47 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 11 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 0 1",
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
          "word": "krok"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "5 1 4 1 2 47 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 11 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 0 1",
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
          "word": "böj"
        }
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      "glosses": [
        "A tie-in to a current event or trend that makes a news story or editorial relevant and timely."
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      "id": "hook-en-noun-iWRVKIfe",
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        "A tie-in to a current event or trend that makes a news story or editorial relevant and timely."
      ]
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        {
          "ref": "1611 April (first recorded performance), William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Cymbeline”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies[…] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act V, scene v]",
          "text": "A shop of all the qualities, that man\nLoues woman for, besides that hooke of Wiuing,",
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        }
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      "glosses": [
        "A snare; a trap."
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      "id": "hook-en-noun-o5.dxDjJ",
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        "A snare; a trap."
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "3 2 2 2 2 1 2 35 1 0 2 3 4 2 1 3 4 1 4 2 3 1 2 3 2 2 3 2 3 1 2",
          "code": "bg",
          "lang": "Bulgarian",
          "roman": "kapan",
          "sense": "snare, trap",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "капан"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "3 2 2 2 2 1 2 35 1 0 2 3 4 2 1 3 4 1 4 2 3 1 2 3 2 2 3 2 3 1 2",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "snare, trap",
          "word": "ansa"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "3 2 2 2 2 1 2 35 1 0 2 3 4 2 1 3 4 1 4 2 3 1 2 3 2 2 3 2 3 1 2",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "pástka",
          "sense": "snare, trap",
          "word": "па́стка"
        }
      ]
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    {
      "glosses": [
        "The projecting points of the thighbones of cattle; called also hook bones."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-noun-bCc6qOqg",
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        "(in the plural) The projecting points of the thighbones of cattle; called also hook bones."
      ],
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        "in-plural"
      ],
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        {
          "_dis1": "3 2 2 3 2 1 3 2 23 0 1 3 6 2 3 4 5 1 1 3 3 1 2 6 2 2 4 4 2 1 3",
          "code": "tl",
          "lang": "Tagalog",
          "sense": "hook bones",
          "word": "bungkalo"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [],
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        {
          "text": "He is not handling this job, so we're giving him the hook.",
          "type": "example"
        }
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      "glosses": [
        "Removal or expulsion from a group or activity."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-noun-kl2sOoah",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(informal) Removal or expulsion from a group or activity."
      ],
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        "informal"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 66 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 2 0 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "removal or expulsion",
          "tags": [
            "plural"
          ],
          "word": "potkut"
        }
      ]
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    {
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          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Agriculture",
          "orig": "en:Agriculture",
          "parents": [
            "Applied sciences",
            "Sciences",
            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A field sown two years in succession."
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      "id": "hook-en-noun-S.g-ebHa",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(agriculture) A field sown two years in succession."
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        "business",
        "lifestyle"
      ]
    },
    {
      "glosses": [
        "A brief, punchy opening statement intended to get attention from an audience, reader, or viewer, and make them want to continue to listen to a speech, read a book, or watch a play."
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      "id": "hook-en-noun--fyTfcuZ",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(authorship) A brief, punchy opening statement intended to get attention from an audience, reader, or viewer, and make them want to continue to listen to a speech, read a book, or watch a play."
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      "topics": [
        "authorship",
        "broadcasting",
        "communications",
        "film",
        "journalism",
        "literature",
        "media",
        "publishing",
        "television",
        "writing"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        {
          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Narratology",
          "orig": "en:Narratology",
          "parents": [
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            "Literature",
            "Theater",
            "Culture",
            "Entertainment",
            "Writing",
            "Art",
            "Society",
            "Human behaviour",
            "Language",
            "All topics",
            "Human",
            "Communication",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        }
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      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "14 August 2019, A. A. Dowd, “Good Boys Puts a Tween Spin on the R-rated Teen Comedy, to Mostly Funny Effect”, in The A.V. Club‎, archived from https://film.avclub.com/good-boys-puts-a-tween-spin-on-the-r-rated-teen-comedy-1837252319 the original] on 2021-03-04",
          "text": "The hook of Good Boys, Hollywood's latest odyssey of comic adolescent mischief, is that the kids behaving badly are, for once, truly kids.",
          "type": "quotation"
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        "(narratology) A gimmick or element of a creative work intended to be attention-grabbing for the audience; a compelling idea for a story that will be sure to attract people's attention."
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        "linguistics",
        "narratology",
        "sciences"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        {
          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Bridge",
          "orig": "en:Bridge",
          "parents": [
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            "Games",
            "Recreation",
            "Human activity",
            "Human behaviour",
            "Human",
            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A finesse."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-noun-ugrXTOEw",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(bridge, slang) A finesse."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "slang"
      ],
      "topics": [
        "bridge",
        "games"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 3 2 26 4 2 1 1 1 3 3 1 4 4 3 5 4 3 3 3 6",
          "code": "bg",
          "lang": "Bulgarian",
          "roman": "impas",
          "sense": "bridge, slang: finesse",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "импас"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        {
          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Card games",
          "orig": "en:Card games",
          "parents": [
            "Games",
            "Recreation",
            "Human activity",
            "Human behaviour",
            "Human",
            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A jack (the playing card)."
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      "id": "hook-en-noun-sHRyMO90",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(card games, slang) A jack (the playing card)."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "slang"
      ],
      "topics": [
        "card-games",
        "games"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "2 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 3 4 3 5 27 2 2 1 1 6 4 1 3 3 2 3 3 2 2 3 5",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "playing cards, slang: jack",
          "word": "jätkä"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        {
          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Geography",
          "orig": "en:Geography",
          "parents": [
            "Earth sciences",
            "Sciences",
            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A spit or narrow cape of sand or gravel turned landward at the outer end, such as Sandy Hook in New Jersey."
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      "id": "hook-en-noun-f6pBfNVj",
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        "(geography) A spit or narrow cape of sand or gravel turned landward at the outer end, such as Sandy Hook in New Jersey."
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        "geography",
        "natural-sciences"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        {
          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Music",
          "orig": "en:Music",
          "parents": [
            "Art",
            "Sound",
            "Culture",
            "Energy",
            "Society",
            "Nature",
            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        }
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "The song's hook snared me.",
          "type": "example"
        },
        {
          "ref": "20 January 2017, Annie Zaleski, “AFI sounds refreshed and rejuvenated on its 10th album, AFI (The Blood Album)”, in The A.V. Club‎",
          "text": "Guitarist Jade Puget and vocalist Davey Havok have distilled AFI’s strengths (a ferocious, post-hardcore rhythmic backbone; goth-tinctured, post-punky guitars; and Havok’s desperate, dramatic croon) into 14 taut, hook-driven songs.",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A catchy musical phrase which forms the basis of a popular song."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-noun-tqWzIQ2z",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(music) A catchy musical phrase which forms the basis of a popular song."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "entertainment",
        "lifestyle",
        "music"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 5 4 1 1 3 36 1 2 2 3 1 3 4 3 3 3 3 2 1 2",
          "code": "ca",
          "lang": "Catalan",
          "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "ganxo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 5 4 1 1 3 36 1 2 2 3 1 3 4 3 3 3 3 2 1 2",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "Hookline"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 5 4 1 1 3 36 1 2 2 3 1 3 4 3 3 3 3 2 1 2",
          "code": "ga",
          "lang": "Irish",
          "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "crúca"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 5 4 1 1 3 36 1 2 2 3 1 3 4 3 3 3 3 2 1 2",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "ritornello"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 5 4 1 1 3 36 1 2 2 3 1 3 4 3 3 3 3 2 1 2",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
          "tags": [
            "feminine"
          ],
          "word": "parte orecchiabile"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 5 4 1 1 3 36 1 2 2 3 1 3 4 3 3 3 3 2 1 2",
          "code": "ja",
          "lang": "Japanese",
          "roman": "sabi",
          "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
          "word": "サビ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 5 4 1 1 3 36 1 2 2 3 1 3 4 3 3 3 3 2 1 2",
          "code": "ko",
          "lang": "Korean",
          "roman": "huryeomgu",
          "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
          "word": "후렴구"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 5 4 1 1 3 36 1 2 2 3 1 3 4 3 3 3 3 2 1 2",
          "code": "mi",
          "lang": "Maori",
          "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
          "word": "aukume"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 5 4 1 1 3 36 1 2 2 3 1 3 4 3 3 3 3 2 1 2",
          "code": "pt",
          "english": "musical",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "gancho"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 5 4 1 1 3 36 1 2 2 3 1 3 4 3 3 3 3 2 1 2",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "xuk",
          "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
          "word": "хук"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 5 4 1 1 3 36 1 2 2 3 1 3 4 3 3 3 3 2 1 2",
          "code": "es",
          "english": "musical",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "gancho"
        }
      ]
    },
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      "categories": [
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          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Nautical",
          "orig": "en:Nautical",
          "parents": [
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            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A ship's anchor."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-noun-ChdcNMOn",
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        "(nautical, informal) A ship's anchor."
      ],
      "tags": [
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      ],
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        "transport"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        {
          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Programming",
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          "parents": [
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            "Technology",
            "Computer science",
            "Engineering",
            "Software",
            "All topics",
            "Sciences",
            "Applied sciences",
            "Media",
            "Fundamental",
            "Communication"
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          "ref": "2003, Andrew Fisher, David Webb, The Art of Scrabble‎, page 58",
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          "text": "Common diacritics in Slavonic language are the hook ˇ (as in haček – Czech for ‘hook’) and the stroke ´ (robić – Polish for ‘do/make’)."
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          "text": "In Czech, palatalization is normally indicated by the symbol ˇ, called haček or “hook.”"
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      "raw_glosses": [
        "(Canada, Australia, military) Any of the chevrons denoting rank."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "Australia",
        "Canada"
      ],
      "topics": [
        "government",
        "military",
        "politics",
        "war"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [],
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "1983, G. W. Levi Kamel, Downtown Street Hustlers (page 160)",
          "text": "I was talkin' to a couple of the 'hooks' (female prostitutes) I know."
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A prostitute."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-noun-NiVr4rC1",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(slang) A prostitute."
      ],
      "synonyms": [
        {
          "word": "hooker"
        }
      ],
      "tags": [
        "slang"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        {
          "kind": "other",
          "name": "British English",
          "parents": [],
          "source": "w"
        },
        {
          "kind": "other",
          "name": "Northern Irish English",
          "parents": [],
          "source": "w"
        }
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "1885, Michael Davitt, Leaves from a Prison Diary (page 18)",
          "text": "He preceded me to Dartmoor, where I found his fame even more loudly trumpeted than ever, especially by Manchester “hooks” (pickpockets), who boast of being the rivals of the “Cocks,” or Londoners, in the art of obtaining other people's property without paying for it."
        },
        {
          "ref": "2003, David W. Maurer, Whiz Mob: A Correlation of the Technical Argot of Pickpockets with Their Behavior Pattern (page 58)",
          "text": "\"Everybody's a tool over there. Everybody's a hook, except them four guys on the points of the compass. They are eight or ten strong over there.\" But all professional pickpockets, however expert or however clumsy, operate on the basis of the situation just outlined."
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A pickpocket."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-noun-h6NZFauA",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(UK, slang, obsolete) A pickpocket."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "UK",
        "obsolete",
        "slang"
      ]
    }
  ],
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    {
      "ipa": "/hʊk/"
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/huːk/",
      "note": "sometimes in Northern England, otherwise obsolete"
    },
    {
      "rhymes": "-ʊk"
    },
    {
      "audio": "en-us-hook.ogg",
      "mp3_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/transcoded/f/f6/En-us-hook.ogg/En-us-hook.ogg.mp3",
      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f6/En-us-hook.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (US)"
    },
    {
      "audio": "en-au-hook.ogg",
      "mp3_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/transcoded/6/6e/En-au-hook.ogg/En-au-hook.ogg.mp3",
      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6e/En-au-hook.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "Australia"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (AU)"
    },
    {
      "enpr": "ho͝ok"
    },
    {
      "enpr": "ho͞ok"
    }
  ],
  "translations": [
    {
      "_dis1": "4 3 2 4 4 1 4 3 2 1 2 7 8 2 1 5 5 1 7 2 5 3 2 5 2 3 5 4 3 1 2",
      "code": "fr",
      "english": "anglicism",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "software feature",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "hook"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "4 3 2 4 4 1 4 3 2 1 2 7 8 2 1 5 5 1 7 2 5 3 2 5 2 3 5 4 3 1 2",
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "ágkistro",
      "sense": "software feature",
      "tags": [
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "άγκιστρο"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "4 3 2 4 4 1 4 3 2 1 2 7 8 2 1 5 5 1 7 2 5 3 2 5 2 3 5 4 3 1 2",
      "code": "mk",
      "lang": "Macedonian",
      "roman": "kuka",
      "sense": "software feature",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "кука"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "4 3 2 4 4 1 4 3 2 1 2 7 8 2 1 5 5 1 7 2 5 3 2 5 2 3 5 4 3 1 2",
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "xuk",
      "sense": "software feature",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "хук"
    },
    {
      "_dis1": "4 3 2 4 4 1 4 3 2 1 2 7 8 2 1 5 5 1 7 2 5 3 2 5 2 3 5 4 3 1 2",
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "xuk",
      "sense": "software feature",
      "word": "хук"
    }
  ],
  "wikipedia": [
    "hook"
  ],
  "word": "hook"
}

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      "expansion": "Middle English hoke",
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    },
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        "2": "ang",
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      },
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      "args": {
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        "2": "gmw-pro",
        "3": "*hōk"
      },
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    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "gem-pro",
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      "args": {
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        "t": "hook"
      },
      "expansion": "*hakô (“hook”)",
      "name": "m"
    },
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      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "ine-pro",
        "3": "*kog-"
      },
      "expansion": "Proto-Indo-European *kog-",
      "name": "der"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "ine-pro",
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      "expansion": "*keg-",
      "name": "m"
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    {
      "args": {
        "1": "ine-pro",
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      "expansion": "*keng- (“peg, hook, claw”)",
      "name": "m"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "fy",
        "2": "heak"
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      "expansion": "West Frisian heak",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "nl",
        "2": "haak",
        "t": "hook"
      },
      "expansion": "Dutch haak (“hook”)",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "fy",
        "2": "-"
      },
      "expansion": "West Frisian",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "nl",
        "2": "hoek",
        "t": "hook, angle, corner"
      },
      "expansion": "Dutch hoek (“hook, angle, corner”)",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "nds",
        "2": "",
        "3": "Hook"
      },
      "expansion": "Low German Hook",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "nds",
        "2": "",
        "3": "Huuk"
      },
      "expansion": "Huuk",
      "name": "m"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "hake"
      },
      "expansion": "hake",
      "name": "l"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "From Middle English hoke, from Old English hōc, from Proto-West Germanic *hōk, from Proto-Germanic *hōkaz, variant of *hakô (“hook”), probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kog-, *keg-, *keng- (“peg, hook, claw”).\nCognates\nCompare West Frisian heak, Dutch haak (“hook”)) (compare West Frisian/Dutch hoek (“hook, angle, corner”), Low German Hook, Huuk); also related to hake.",
  "forms": [
    {
      "form": "hooks",
      "tags": [
        "present",
        "singular",
        "third-person"
      ]
    },
    {
      "form": "hooking",
      "tags": [
        "participle",
        "present"
      ]
    },
    {
      "form": "hooked",
      "tags": [
        "participle",
        "past"
      ]
    },
    {
      "form": "hooked",
      "tags": [
        "past"
      ]
    }
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    {
      "args": {},
      "expansion": "hook (third-person singular simple present hooks, present participle hooking, simple past and past participle hooked)",
      "name": "en-verb"
    }
  ],
  "lang": "English",
  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "verb",
  "senses": [
    {
      "categories": [],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "Hook the bag here, and the conveyor will carry it away.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To attach a hook to."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-verb-xuuCIzFw",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(transitive) To attach a hook to."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "transitive"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "54 6 5 5 5 0 9 1 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2",
          "code": "bg",
          "lang": "Bulgarian",
          "roman": "zakačam s kuka",
          "sense": "to attach a hook",
          "word": "закачам с кука"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "54 6 5 5 5 0 9 1 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2",
          "code": "ca",
          "lang": "Catalan",
          "sense": "to attach a hook",
          "word": "enganxar"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "54 6 5 5 5 0 9 1 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2",
          "code": "cs",
          "lang": "Czech",
          "sense": "to attach a hook",
          "word": "zaháknout"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "54 6 5 5 5 0 9 1 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2",
          "code": "da",
          "lang": "Danish",
          "sense": "to attach a hook",
          "word": "hænge"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "54 6 5 5 5 0 9 1 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2",
          "code": "nl",
          "lang": "Dutch",
          "sense": "to attach a hook",
          "word": "haken"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "54 6 5 5 5 0 9 1 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "to attach a hook",
          "word": "ripustaa koukkuun"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "54 6 5 5 5 0 9 1 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2",
          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "to attach a hook",
          "word": "accrocher"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "54 6 5 5 5 0 9 1 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "to attach a hook",
          "word": "haken"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "54 6 5 5 5 0 9 1 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "to attach a hook",
          "word": "agganciare"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "54 6 5 5 5 0 9 1 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2",
          "code": "fa",
          "lang": "Persian",
          "roman": "gir dâdaneh qollâb, âvizân kardan",
          "sense": "to attach a hook",
          "word": "گیر دادن قلاب، آویزان کردن‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "54 6 5 5 5 0 9 1 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "to attach a hook",
          "word": "enganchar"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "54 6 5 5 5 0 9 1 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2",
          "code": "ro",
          "lang": "Romanian",
          "sense": "to attach a hook",
          "word": "agăța"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "54 6 5 5 5 0 9 1 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2",
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "to attach a hook",
          "word": "enganchar"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "54 6 5 5 5 0 9 1 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2",
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "to attach a hook",
          "word": "kroka"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "54 6 5 5 5 0 9 1 5 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2",
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "to attach a hook",
          "word": "haka"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "He hooked a snake accidentally, and was so scared he dropped his rod into the water.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To catch with a hook (hook a fish)."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-verb-NF9VGaGX",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(transitive) To catch with a hook (hook a fish)."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "transitive"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "cs",
          "lang": "Czech",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "zaháknout"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "da",
          "lang": "Danish",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "få på krogen"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "da",
          "lang": "Danish",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "få til at bide på"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "saada koukkuun"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "fr",
          "english": "to iron a fish",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "ferrer (un poisson)"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "haken"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "io",
          "lang": "Ido",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "angelagar"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "ko",
          "lang": "Korean",
          "roman": "nakda",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "낚다"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "la",
          "lang": "Latin",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "adhāmō"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "no",
          "lang": "Norwegian",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "huke"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "no",
          "lang": "Norwegian",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "kroke"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "fa",
          "lang": "Persian",
          "roman": "beh qollâb andâkhtan",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "به قلاب انداختن‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "fisgar"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "ro",
          "lang": "Romanian",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "agăța"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "gd",
          "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "glac"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "enganchar"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "tpi",
          "lang": "Tok Pisin",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "hukim"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "upijmáty",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "упійма́ти"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "8 51 9 8 15 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "zlovýty",
          "sense": "to catch with a hook",
          "word": "злови́ти"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [],
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "1917, L M Montgomery, Anne's House of Dreams",
          "text": "No one seems to want anything but hooked mats now.",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To work yarn into a fabric using a hook; to crochet."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-verb-m6zzlkN7",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(transitive) To work yarn into a fabric using a hook; to crochet."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "transitive"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "He hooked his fingers through his belt loops.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To insert in a curved way reminiscent of a hook."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-verb-qAGfoAiV",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(transitive) To insert in a curved way reminiscent of a hook."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "transitive"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "1 0 2 60 2 1 1 2 2 7 6 1 6 2 2 4 2",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "to insert in a curved way",
          "word": "laittaa koukkuun"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "She's only here to try to hook a husband.",
          "type": "example"
        },
        {
          "text": "A free trial is a good way to hook customers.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To ensnare or obligate someone, as if with a hook."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-verb-XmfW1EwM",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(transitive) To ensnare or obligate someone, as if with a hook."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "transitive"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "4 0 3 2 48 0 4 5 2 6 4 2 3 2 5 4 6",
          "code": "bg",
          "lang": "Bulgarian",
          "roman": "hvaštam v kapan",
          "sense": "to ensnare someone",
          "word": "хващам в капан"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 0 3 2 48 0 4 5 2 6 4 2 3 2 5 4 6",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "to ensnare someone",
          "word": "napata"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 0 3 2 48 0 4 5 2 6 4 2 3 2 5 4 6",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "to ensnare someone",
          "word": "koukuttaa"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 0 3 2 48 0 4 5 2 6 4 2 3 2 5 4 6",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "to ensnare someone",
          "word": "agganciare"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 0 3 2 48 0 4 5 2 6 4 2 3 2 5 4 6",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "to ensnare someone",
          "word": "attirare"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        {
          "kind": "other",
          "name": "American English",
          "parents": [],
          "source": "w"
        },
        {
          "kind": "other",
          "name": "British English",
          "parents": [],
          "source": "w"
        },
        {
          "kind": "other",
          "name": "Northern Irish English",
          "parents": [],
          "source": "w"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To steal."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-verb-V6eOpCNB",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(UK, US, slang, archaic) To steal."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "UK",
        "US",
        "archaic",
        "slang"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "If you hook your network cable into the jack, you'll be on the network.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To connect (hook into, hook together)."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-verb-xsiOxnyP",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(transitive) To connect (hook into, hook together)."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "transitive"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "19 0 1 1 1 0 60 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3",
          "code": "bg",
          "lang": "Bulgarian",
          "roman": "svǎrzvam",
          "sense": "to connect",
          "word": "свързвам"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "19 0 1 1 1 0 60 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3",
          "code": "cs",
          "lang": "Czech",
          "sense": "to connect",
          "word": "připojit"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "19 0 1 1 1 0 60 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3",
          "code": "da",
          "lang": "Danish",
          "sense": "to connect",
          "word": "koble"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "19 0 1 1 1 0 60 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "to connect",
          "word": "kytkeä"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "19 0 1 1 1 0 60 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "to connect",
          "word": "liittää"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "19 0 1 1 1 0 60 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "to connect",
          "word": "einhaken"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "19 0 1 1 1 0 60 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "to connect",
          "word": "connettersi"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "19 0 1 1 1 0 60 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "to connect",
          "word": "inserire"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "19 0 1 1 1 0 60 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "to connect",
          "word": "agganciare"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "19 0 1 1 1 0 60 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3",
          "code": "fa",
          "lang": "Persian",
          "roman": "beh qollâb vasl kardan",
          "sense": "to connect",
          "word": "به قلاب وصل کردن‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "19 0 1 1 1 0 60 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "sojedinjátʹ",
          "sense": "to connect",
          "tags": [
            "imperfective"
          ],
          "word": "соединя́ть"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "19 0 1 1 1 0 60 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3",
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "to connect",
          "word": "haka"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "19 0 1 1 1 0 60 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "pojednáty",
          "sense": "to connect",
          "word": "поєдна́ти"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "19 0 1 1 1 0 60 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "zʺjednáty",
          "sense": "to connect",
          "word": "з'єдна́ти"
        }
      ]
    },
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      "categories": [],
      "english": "usually in passive",
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "He had gotten hooked on cigarettes in his youth.",
          "type": "example"
        },
        {
          "text": "I watched one episode of that TV series and now I'm hooked.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To make addicted; to captivate."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-verb-l8ihbOnY",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(usually in passive) To make addicted; to captivate."
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "1 0 1 2 1 0 2 81 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2",
          "code": "ca",
          "lang": "Catalan",
          "sense": "to make addicted",
          "word": "enganxar"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "1 0 1 2 1 0 2 81 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2",
          "code": "nl",
          "lang": "Dutch",
          "sense": "to make addicted",
          "word": "verslaven"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "1 0 1 2 1 0 2 81 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "to make addicted",
          "tags": [
            "transitive"
          ],
          "word": "koukuttaa"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "1 0 1 2 1 0 2 81 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "to make addicted",
          "word": "jäädä koukkuun"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "1 0 1 2 1 0 2 81 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "to make addicted",
          "tags": [
            "intransitive"
          ],
          "word": "olla koukussa"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "1 0 1 2 1 0 2 81 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "podsáživatʹ",
          "sense": "to make addicted",
          "tags": [
            "imperfective"
          ],
          "word": "подса́живать"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "1 0 1 2 1 0 2 81 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "podsadítʹ",
          "sense": "to make addicted",
          "tags": [
            "perfective"
          ],
          "word": "подсади́ть"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "1 0 1 2 1 0 2 81 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2",
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "to make addicted",
          "word": "enganchar"
        }
      ]
    },
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      "categories": [
        {
          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Cricket",
          "orig": "en:Cricket",
          "parents": [
            "Ball games",
            "Sports",
            "Human activity",
            "Human behaviour",
            "Human",
            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        },
        {
          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Golf",
          "orig": "en:Golf",
          "parents": [
            "Ball games",
            "Sports",
            "Human activity",
            "Human behaviour",
            "Human",
            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To play a hook shot."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-verb-qlv7HCX5",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(cricket, golf) To play a hook shot."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "ball-games",
        "cricket",
        "games",
        "golf",
        "hobbies",
        "lifestyle",
        "sports"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "1 1 3 2 2 2 1 1 49 10 5 6 3 5 5 2 1",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "golf, cricket: to play a hook shot",
          "topics": [
            "golf",
            "sports",
            "hobbies",
            "lifestyle"
          ],
          "word": "lyödä hukki"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        {
          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Rugby",
          "orig": "en:Rugby",
          "parents": [
            "Ball games",
            "Sports",
            "Human activity",
            "Human behaviour",
            "Human",
            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To succeed in heeling the ball back out of a scrum (used particularly of the team's designated hooker)."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-verb-hyy-2TM0",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(rugby) To succeed in heeling the ball back out of a scrum (used particularly of the team's designated hooker)."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "ball-games",
        "games",
        "hobbies",
        "lifestyle",
        "rugby",
        "sports"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        {
          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Field hockey",
          "orig": "en:Field hockey",
          "parents": [
            "Hockey",
            "Sports",
            "Human activity",
            "Human behaviour",
            "Human",
            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        },
        {
          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Ice hockey",
          "orig": "en:Ice hockey",
          "parents": [
            "Hockey",
            "Winter sports",
            "Sports",
            "Winter activities",
            "Human activity",
            "Winter",
            "Human behaviour",
            "Nature",
            "Human",
            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        }
      ],
      "english": "field hockey",
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "The opposing team's forward hooked me, but the referee didn't see it, so no penalty.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To engage in the illegal maneuver of hooking (i.e., using the hockey stick to trip or block another player)"
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-verb-xGNCs0tK",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(field hockey, ice hockey) To engage in the illegal maneuver of hooking (i.e., using the hockey stick to trip or block another player)"
      ],
      "topics": [
        "hobbies",
        "ice-hockey",
        "lifestyle",
        "skating",
        "sports"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "0 0 2 2 1 4 1 1 4 6 50 2 17 1 5 3 1",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "hockey: to engage in the illegal maneuver of hooking",
          "word": "koukata"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "0 0 2 2 1 4 1 1 4 6 50 2 17 1 5 3 1",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "hockey: to engage in the illegal maneuver of hooking",
          "word": "haken"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "0 0 2 2 1 4 1 1 4 6 50 2 17 1 5 3 1",
          "code": "hi",
          "lang": "Hindi",
          "roman": "huk",
          "sense": "hockey: to engage in the illegal maneuver of hooking",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "हुक"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        {
          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Bowling",
          "orig": "en:Bowling",
          "parents": [
            "Games",
            "Recreation",
            "Human activity",
            "Human behaviour",
            "Human",
            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        },
        {
          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Football (soccer)",
          "orig": "en:Football (soccer)",
          "parents": [
            "Football",
            "Ball games",
            "Sports",
            "Human activity",
            "Human behaviour",
            "Human",
            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        }
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "December 29, 2010, Sam Sheringham, “Liverpool 0 - 1 Wolverhampton”, in BBC‎",
          "text": "The Reds carved the first opening of the second period as Glen Johnson's pull-back found David Ngog but the Frenchman hooked wide from six yards.",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To swerve a ball; kick or throw a ball so it swerves or bends."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-verb-En.62qP8",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(soccer, bowling) To swerve a ball; kick or throw a ball so it swerves or bends."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "ball-games",
        "bowling",
        "games",
        "hobbies",
        "lifestyle",
        "soccer",
        "sports"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "1 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 8 9 4 57 3 1 7 1 4",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "soccer: to swerve a ball",
          "word": "potkaista kierrepotku"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "1 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 8 9 4 57 3 1 7 1 4",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "soccer: to swerve a ball",
          "word": "potkaista banaanipotku"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "1 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 8 9 4 57 3 1 7 1 4",
          "code": "no",
          "lang": "Norwegian",
          "sense": "soccer: to swerve a ball",
          "word": "skru"
        }
      ]
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          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Prostitution",
          "orig": "en:Prostitution",
          "parents": [
            "Sexuality",
            "Human behaviour",
            "Sex",
            "Human",
            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w+disamb"
        }
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "I had a cheap flat in the bad part of town, and I could watch the working girls hooking from my bedroom window.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To engage in prostitution."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-verb--uJsY3TY",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(intransitive, slang) To engage in prostitution."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "intransitive",
        "slang"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "0 0 1 2 1 5 1 1 2 5 11 1 64 0 3 2 1",
          "code": "cs",
          "lang": "Czech",
          "sense": "slang: to engage in prostitution",
          "word": "hákovat"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "0 0 1 2 1 5 1 1 2 5 11 1 64 0 3 2 1",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "slang: to engage in prostitution",
          "word": "huorata"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "0 0 1 2 1 5 1 1 2 5 11 1 64 0 3 2 1",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "slang: to engage in prostitution",
          "word": "adescare"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "glosses": [
        "To play a word perpendicular to another word by adding a single letter to the existing word."
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      "id": "hook-en-verb-6O6iz8oZ",
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        "(Scrabble) To play a word perpendicular to another word by adding a single letter to the existing word."
      ],
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        "Scrabble",
        "board-games",
        "games"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
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          "kind": "topical",
          "langcode": "en",
          "name": "Bridge",
          "orig": "en:Bridge",
          "parents": [
            "Card games",
            "Games",
            "Recreation",
            "Human activity",
            "Human behaviour",
            "Human",
            "All topics",
            "Fundamental"
          ],
          "source": "w"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To finesse."
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      "id": "hook-en-verb-quxmUkb4",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(bridge, slang) To finesse."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "slang"
      ],
      "topics": [
        "bridge",
        "games"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "1 0 2 1 2 11 1 1 6 7 6 4 5 1 49 3 2",
          "code": "bg",
          "lang": "Bulgarian",
          "roman": "pravja impas",
          "sense": "bridge slang: to finesse",
          "word": "правя импас"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
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      "glosses": [
        "To seize or pierce with the points of the horns, as cattle in attacking enemies; to gore."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-verb-yhzF7z01",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(transitive) To seize or pierce with the points of the horns, as cattle in attacking enemies; to gore."
      ],
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        "transitive"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "2 0 1 1 1 6 1 1 1 3 4 1 2 1 2 71 2",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "to seize or pierce with the points of the horns",
          "word": "keihästää"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [],
      "glosses": [
        "To move or go with a sudden turn."
      ],
      "id": "hook-en-verb-3UkQOqt6",
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        "(intransitive) To move or go with a sudden turn."
      ],
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        "intransitive"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 88",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "to move or go with a sudden turn",
          "word": "koukata"
        }
      ]
    }
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      "rhymes": "-ʊk"
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      "enpr": "ho͝ok"
    },
    {
      "enpr": "ho͞ok"
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    "Requests for review of Basque translations",
    "Requests for review of Dutch translations",
    "Requests for review of Esperanto translations",
    "Requests for review of Ido translations",
    "Requests for review of Interlingua translations",
    "Requests for review of Italian translations",
    "Requests for review of Japanese translations",
    "Requests for review of Latin translations",
    "Requests for review of Sardinian translations",
    "Requests for review of Serbo-Croatian translations",
    "Requests for review of Telugu translations",
    "Requests for review of Tok Pisin translations",
    "Requests for review of Turkish translations",
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    "Rhymes:English/ʊk/1 syllable",
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    {
      "word": "hook above"
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    {
      "word": "narrative hook"
    },
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      "word": "Sandy Hook"
    },
    {
      "word": "sling one's hook"
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    {
      "word": "webhook"
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    {
      "word": "Welsh hook"
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    {
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  ],
  "lang": "English",
  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "noun",
  "related": [
    {
      "word": "by hook"
    },
    {
      "word": "by crook"
    },
    {
      "word": "line and sinker"
    },
    {
      "word": "hook shot"
    },
    {
      "word": "on the hook"
    }
  ],
  "senses": [
    {
      "glosses": [
        "A rod bent into a curved shape, typically with one end free and the other end secured to a rope or other attachment."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "A rod bent into a curved shape, typically with one end free and the other end secured to a rope or other attachment."
      ]
    },
    {
      "glosses": [
        "A barbed metal hook used for fishing; a fishhook."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "A barbed metal hook used for fishing; a fishhook."
      ]
    },
    {
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "1733-1738, Alexander Pope, Imitations of Horace",
          "text": "like slashing Bentley with his desperate hook",
          "type": "quotation"
        },
        {
          "ref": "1819 September 19​, John Keats, “To Autumn”, in Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of St. Agnes, and Other Poems, London: […] [Thomas Davison] for Taylor and Hessey,[…], published 1820, OCLC 927360557, stanza 2, page 138",
          "text": "Or on a half-reap'd furrow sound asleep, / Drowsed with the fume of poppies, while thy hook / Spares the next swath and all its twinèd flowers: …",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Any of various hook-shaped agricultural implements such as a billhook."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "Any of various hook-shaped agricultural implements such as a billhook."
      ]
    },
    {
      "glosses": [
        "The curved needle used in the art of crochet."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "The curved needle used in the art of crochet."
      ]
    },
    {
      "glosses": [
        "The part of a hinge which is fixed to a post, and on which a door or gate hangs and turns."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "The part of a hinge which is fixed to a post, and on which a door or gate hangs and turns."
      ]
    },
    {
      "glosses": [
        "A loop shaped like a hook under certain written letters, for example, g and j."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "A loop shaped like a hook under certain written letters, for example, g and j."
      ]
    },
    {
      "glosses": [
        "A tie-in to a current event or trend that makes a news story or editorial relevant and timely."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "A tie-in to a current event or trend that makes a news story or editorial relevant and timely."
      ]
    },
    {
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "1611 April (first recorded performance), William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Cymbeline”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies[…] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act V, scene v]",
          "text": "A shop of all the qualities, that man\nLoues woman for, besides that hooke of Wiuing,",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A snare; a trap."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "A snare; a trap."
      ]
    },
    {
      "glosses": [
        "The projecting points of the thighbones of cattle; called also hook bones."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(in the plural) The projecting points of the thighbones of cattle; called also hook bones."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "in-plural"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English informal terms",
        "English terms with usage examples"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "He is not handling this job, so we're giving him the hook.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Removal or expulsion from a group or activity."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(informal) Removal or expulsion from a group or activity."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "informal"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "en:Agriculture"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A field sown two years in succession."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(agriculture) A field sown two years in succession."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "agriculture",
        "business",
        "lifestyle"
      ]
    },
    {
      "glosses": [
        "A brief, punchy opening statement intended to get attention from an audience, reader, or viewer, and make them want to continue to listen to a speech, read a book, or watch a play."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(authorship) A brief, punchy opening statement intended to get attention from an audience, reader, or viewer, and make them want to continue to listen to a speech, read a book, or watch a play."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "authorship",
        "broadcasting",
        "communications",
        "film",
        "journalism",
        "literature",
        "media",
        "publishing",
        "television",
        "writing"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English terms with quotations",
        "en:Narratology"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "14 August 2019, A. A. Dowd, “Good Boys Puts a Tween Spin on the R-rated Teen Comedy, to Mostly Funny Effect”, in The A.V. Club‎, archived from https://film.avclub.com/good-boys-puts-a-tween-spin-on-the-r-rated-teen-comedy-1837252319 the original] on 2021-03-04",
          "text": "The hook of Good Boys, Hollywood's latest odyssey of comic adolescent mischief, is that the kids behaving badly are, for once, truly kids.",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A gimmick or element of a creative work intended to be attention-grabbing for the audience; a compelling idea for a story that will be sure to attract people's attention."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(narratology) A gimmick or element of a creative work intended to be attention-grabbing for the audience; a compelling idea for a story that will be sure to attract people's attention."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "human-sciences",
        "linguistics",
        "narratology",
        "sciences"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English slang",
        "en:Bridge"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A finesse."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(bridge, slang) A finesse."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "slang"
      ],
      "topics": [
        "bridge",
        "games"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English slang",
        "en:Card games"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A jack (the playing card)."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(card games, slang) A jack (the playing card)."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "slang"
      ],
      "topics": [
        "card-games",
        "games"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "en:Geography"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A spit or narrow cape of sand or gravel turned landward at the outer end, such as Sandy Hook in New Jersey."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(geography) A spit or narrow cape of sand or gravel turned landward at the outer end, such as Sandy Hook in New Jersey."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "geography",
        "natural-sciences"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English terms with quotations",
        "English terms with usage examples",
        "en:Music"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "The song's hook snared me.",
          "type": "example"
        },
        {
          "ref": "20 January 2017, Annie Zaleski, “AFI sounds refreshed and rejuvenated on its 10th album, AFI (The Blood Album)”, in The A.V. Club‎",
          "text": "Guitarist Jade Puget and vocalist Davey Havok have distilled AFI’s strengths (a ferocious, post-hardcore rhythmic backbone; goth-tinctured, post-punky guitars; and Havok’s desperate, dramatic croon) into 14 taut, hook-driven songs.",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A catchy musical phrase which forms the basis of a popular song."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(music) A catchy musical phrase which forms the basis of a popular song."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "entertainment",
        "lifestyle",
        "music"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English informal terms",
        "en:Nautical"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A ship's anchor."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(nautical, informal) A ship's anchor."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "informal"
      ],
      "topics": [
        "nautical",
        "transport"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English terms with usage examples",
        "en:Programming"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "We've added hooks to allow undefined message types to be handled with custom code.",
          "type": "example"
        },
        {
          "ref": "2015, Rachel Alt-Simmons, Agile by Design (page 182)",
          "text": "In lieu of those unneeded hooks, write code to fail fast and prevent gaps from becoming a problem."
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Part of a system's operation that can be intercepted to change or augment its behaviour."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(programming) Part of a system's operation that can be intercepted to change or augment its behaviour."
      ],
      "synonyms": [
        {
          "word": "endpoint"
        }
      ],
      "topics": [
        "computing",
        "engineering",
        "mathematics",
        "natural-sciences",
        "physical-sciences",
        "programming",
        "sciences"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English terms with quotations"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "2003, Andrew Fisher, David Webb, The Art of Scrabble‎, page 58",
          "text": "Setup plays can also be made when you do not have the needed letter but believe your opponent doesn't know the hook owing to its obscurity.",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "An instance of playing a word perpendicular to a word already on the board, adding a letter to the start or the end of the word to form a new word."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(Scrabble) An instance of playing a word perpendicular to a word already on the board, adding a letter to the start or the end of the word to form a new word."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "Scrabble",
        "board-games",
        "games"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "en:Typography"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "a diacritical mark shaped like the upper part of a question mark, as in ỏ."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(typography) a diacritical mark shaped like the upper part of a question mark, as in ỏ."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "media",
        "publishing",
        "typography"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English terms with rare senses",
        "en:Typography"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "2003, Language Issues XV–XVIII, page 36",
          "text": "Common diacritics in Slavonic language are the hook ˇ (as in haček – Czech for ‘hook’) and the stroke ´ (robić – Polish for ‘do/make’)."
        },
        {
          "ref": "2003, David Adams, The Song and Duet Texts of Antonín Dvořák, page 168",
          "text": "In Czech, palatalization is normally indicated by the symbol ˇ, called haček or “hook.”"
        },
        {
          "ref": "2004, Keesing’s Record of World Events L:i–xii, page unknown",
          "text": "In detailing the proposed shortening of the Czech Republic to Česko…the hook (hacek) erroneously appeared over the letter “e” instead of the “C”."
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "a háček."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(typography, rare) a háček."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "rare"
      ],
      "topics": [
        "media",
        "publishing",
        "typography"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "en:Baseball"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "He threw a hook in the dirt.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Senses relating to sports.",
        "A curveball."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(baseball) A curveball."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "ball-games",
        "baseball",
        "games",
        "hobbies",
        "lifestyle",
        "sports"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "en:Basketball"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Senses relating to sports.",
        "a basketball shot in which the offensive player, usually turned perpendicular to the basket, gently throws the ball with a sweeping motion of his arm in an upward arc with a follow-through which ends over his head. Also called hook shot."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(basketball) a basketball shot in which the offensive player, usually turned perpendicular to the basket, gently throws the ball with a sweeping motion of his arm in an upward arc with a follow-through which ends over his head. Also called hook shot."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "ball-games",
        "basketball",
        "games",
        "hobbies",
        "lifestyle",
        "sports"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "en:Bowling"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "1969, Harold Keith, Sports and Games‎, page 102",
          "text": "However, for pins on the bowler's right, such as the 3, 6, 9, or 10, move more toward the center of the foul line if you bowl a straight ball or slightly to the left of the center of the foul line if you bowl a hook.",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Senses relating to sports.",
        "A ball that is rolled in a curved line."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(bowling) A ball that is rolled in a curved line."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "bowling",
        "hobbies",
        "lifestyle",
        "sports"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "en:Boxing"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "The heavyweight delivered a few powerful hooks that staggered his opponent.",
          "type": "example"
        },
        {
          "ref": "18 December 2011, Ben Dirs, “Carl Froch outclassed by dazzling Andre Ward”, in BBC Sport‎",
          "text": "American Ward was too quick and too slick for his British rival, landing at will with razor sharp jabs and hooks and even bullying Froch at times.",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Senses relating to sports.",
        "a type of punch delivered with the arm rigid and partially bent and the fist travelling nearly horizontally mesially along an arc"
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(boxing) a type of punch delivered with the arm rigid and partially bent and the fist travelling nearly horizontally mesially along an arc"
      ],
      "topics": [
        "boxing",
        "government",
        "hobbies",
        "lifestyle",
        "martial-arts",
        "military",
        "politics",
        "sports",
        "war"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "en:Cricket"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Senses relating to sports.",
        "A type of shot played by swinging the bat in a horizontal arc, hitting the ball high in the air to the leg side, often played to balls which bounce around head height."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(cricket) A type of shot played by swinging the bat in a horizontal arc, hitting the ball high in the air to the leg side, often played to balls which bounce around head height."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "ball-games",
        "cricket",
        "games",
        "hobbies",
        "lifestyle",
        "sports"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "en:Golf"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Senses relating to sports.",
        "A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves unintentionally to the left. (See draw, slice, fade.)"
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(golf) A golf shot that (for the right-handed player) curves unintentionally to the left. (See draw, slice, fade.)"
      ],
      "topics": [
        "golf",
        "hobbies",
        "lifestyle",
        "sports"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "Australian English",
        "Canadian English",
        "en:Military"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Any of the chevrons denoting rank."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(Canada, Australia, military) Any of the chevrons denoting rank."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "Australia",
        "Canada"
      ],
      "topics": [
        "government",
        "military",
        "politics",
        "war"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English slang"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "1983, G. W. Levi Kamel, Downtown Street Hustlers (page 160)",
          "text": "I was talkin' to a couple of the 'hooks' (female prostitutes) I know."
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A prostitute."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(slang) A prostitute."
      ],
      "synonyms": [
        {
          "word": "hooker"
        }
      ],
      "tags": [
        "slang"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "British English",
        "English slang",
        "English terms with obsolete senses",
        "Northern Irish English"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "1885, Michael Davitt, Leaves from a Prison Diary (page 18)",
          "text": "He preceded me to Dartmoor, where I found his fame even more loudly trumpeted than ever, especially by Manchester “hooks” (pickpockets), who boast of being the rivals of the “Cocks,” or Londoners, in the art of obtaining other people's property without paying for it."
        },
        {
          "ref": "2003, David W. Maurer, Whiz Mob: A Correlation of the Technical Argot of Pickpockets with Their Behavior Pattern (page 58)",
          "text": "\"Everybody's a tool over there. Everybody's a hook, except them four guys on the points of the compass. They are eight or ten strong over there.\" But all professional pickpockets, however expert or however clumsy, operate on the basis of the situation just outlined."
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "A pickpocket."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(UK, slang, obsolete) A pickpocket."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "UK",
        "obsolete",
        "slang"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/hʊk/"
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/huːk/",
      "note": "sometimes in Northern England, otherwise obsolete"
    },
    {
      "rhymes": "-ʊk"
    },
    {
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      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f6/En-us-hook.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (US)"
    },
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      "tags": [
        "Australia"
      ],
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    },
    {
      "enpr": "ho͝ok"
    },
    {
      "enpr": "ho͞ok"
    }
  ],
  "translations": [
    {
      "code": "sq",
      "lang": "Albanian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "grep"
    },
    {
      "code": "ar",
      "lang": "Arabic",
      "roman": "ḵaṭṭāf",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "خَطَّاف‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "hy",
      "lang": "Armenian",
      "roman": "kartʿ",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "կարթ"
    },
    {
      "code": "az",
      "lang": "Azerbaijani",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "çəngəl"
    },
    {
      "code": "az",
      "lang": "Azerbaijani",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "qarmaq"
    },
    {
      "code": "ba",
      "lang": "Bashkir",
      "roman": "ïrğaq",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "ырғаҡ"
    },
    {
      "code": "be",
      "lang": "Belarusian",
      "roman": "kruk",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "крук"
    },
    {
      "code": "be",
      "lang": "Belarusian",
      "roman": "kručók",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "кручо́к"
    },
    {
      "code": "bn",
      "lang": "Bengali",
      "roman": "ôṅkuś",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "অঙ্কুশ"
    },
    {
      "code": "bn",
      "lang": "Bengali",
      "roman": "huk",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "হুক"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "kúka",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "ку́ка"
    },
    {
      "code": "my",
      "lang": "Burmese",
      "roman": "hkyit",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "ချိတ်"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "garfi"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "ganxo"
    },
    {
      "code": "ce",
      "lang": "Chechen",
      "roman": "mʿara",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "мӏара"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "鉤"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "gōu",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "钩"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "鉤子"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "gōuzi",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "钩子"
    },
    {
      "code": "kw",
      "lang": "Cornish",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "higen"
    },
    {
      "code": "kw",
      "lang": "Cornish",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "bagh"
    },
    {
      "code": "crh",
      "lang": "Crimean Tatar",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "ırğaq"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "hák"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "common-gender"
      ],
      "word": "krog"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "common-gender"
      ],
      "word": "knage"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "common-gender"
      ],
      "word": "hage"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "haak"
    },
    {
      "code": "eo",
      "lang": "Esperanto",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "hoko"
    },
    {
      "code": "et",
      "lang": "Estonian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "konks"
    },
    {
      "code": "fo",
      "lang": "Faroese",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "krókur"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "koukku"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "crochet"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "agrafe"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "gancho"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "cambito"
    },
    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "ḳauč̣i",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "კაუჭი"
    },
    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "ḳavi",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "კავი"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "Haken"
    },
    {
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "ágkistro",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "άγκιστρο"
    },
    {
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "gántzos",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "γάντζος"
    },
    {
      "code": "grc",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "ankulís",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "Ancient"
      ],
      "word": "ἀγκυλίς"
    },
    {
      "code": "he",
      "lang": "Hebrew",
      "roman": "vav",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "וָו‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "hi",
      "lang": "Hindi",
      "roman": "aṅkuś",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "अंकुश"
    },
    {
      "code": "hi",
      "lang": "Hindi",
      "roman": "āṅkṛā",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "आंकड़ा"
    },
    {
      "code": "hi",
      "lang": "Hindi",
      "roman": "huk",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "हुक"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "horog"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "kampó"
    },
    {
      "code": "is",
      "lang": "Icelandic",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "krókur"
    },
    {
      "code": "is",
      "lang": "Icelandic",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "haki"
    },
    {
      "code": "id",
      "lang": "Indonesian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "kait"
    },
    {
      "code": "ia",
      "lang": "Interlingua",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "croc"
    },
    {
      "code": "ia",
      "lang": "Interlingua",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "uncino"
    },
    {
      "code": "ga",
      "lang": "Irish",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "crúca"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "gancio"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "gancetto"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "uncino"
    },
    {
      "alt": "かぎ",
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "kagi",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "鉤"
    },
    {
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "fukku",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "フック"
    },
    {
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "hokku",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "ホック"
    },
    {
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "tomegane",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "留め金"
    },
    {
      "code": "kk",
      "lang": "Kazakh",
      "roman": "ilgek",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "ілгек"
    },
    {
      "code": "kk",
      "lang": "Kazakh",
      "roman": "ilmek",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "ілмек"
    },
    {
      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "galgori",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "갈고리"
    },
    {
      "code": "ky",
      "lang": "Kyrgyz",
      "roman": "ilçek",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "илчек"
    },
    {
      "code": "ky",
      "lang": "Kyrgyz",
      "roman": "ilmek",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "илмек"
    },
    {
      "code": "lo",
      "lang": "Lao",
      "roman": "khǭ",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "ຂໍ"
    },
    {
      "code": "lo",
      "lang": "Lao",
      "roman": "ngīang",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "ງ່ຽງ"
    },
    {
      "code": "la",
      "lang": "Latin",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "hāmus"
    },
    {
      "code": "la",
      "lang": "Latin",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "uncus"
    },
    {
      "code": "lv",
      "lang": "Latvian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "āķis"
    },
    {
      "code": "lv",
      "lang": "Latvian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "ķeksis"
    },
    {
      "code": "lv",
      "lang": "Latvian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "kāsis"
    },
    {
      "code": "lt",
      "lang": "Lithuanian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "kablys"
    },
    {
      "code": "lt",
      "lang": "Lithuanian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "kabliukas"
    },
    {
      "code": "lt",
      "lang": "Lithuanian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "vąšelis"
    },
    {
      "code": "mk",
      "lang": "Macedonian",
      "roman": "kúka",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "ку́ка"
    },
    {
      "code": "ms",
      "lang": "Malay",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "cangkuk"
    },
    {
      "code": "gv",
      "lang": "Manx",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "croagane"
    },
    {
      "code": "gv",
      "lang": "Manx",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "dooan"
    },
    {
      "code": "mi",
      "lang": "Maori",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "pekapeka"
    },
    {
      "code": "mic",
      "lang": "Mi'kmaq",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "mgign"
    },
    {
      "code": "mn",
      "lang": "Mongolian",
      "roman": "khuukuud",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "хуукууд"
    },
    {
      "code": "nb",
      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "Bokmål",
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "krok"
    },
    {
      "code": "oc",
      "lang": "Occitan",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "croquet"
    },
    {
      "code": "non",
      "lang": "Old Norse",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "krókr"
    },
    {
      "code": "non",
      "lang": "Old Norse",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "haki"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "qollâb",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "قلاب‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "čangak",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "چنگک‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "jâ lebâsi",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "جا لباسی‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "âkej",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "آکج‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "hak"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "english": "a double/triple ecc. one",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "kotwiczka"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "gancho"
    },
    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "cârlig"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "krjuk",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "крюк"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "krjučók",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "крючо́к"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "gak",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "topics": [
        "nautical",
        "transport"
      ],
      "word": "гак"
    },
    {
      "code": "sa",
      "lang": "Sanskrit",
      "roman": "aṅka",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "अङ्क"
    },
    {
      "code": "sco",
      "lang": "Scots",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "heuk"
    },
    {
      "code": "gd",
      "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "cromag"
    },
    {
      "code": "gd",
      "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "dubhan"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "Cyrillic",
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "ку̏ка"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "Roman",
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "kȕka"
    },
    {
      "code": "sk",
      "lang": "Slovak",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "hák"
    },
    {
      "code": "sl",
      "lang": "Slovene",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "kljuka"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "gancho"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "garfio"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "krok"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "hake"
    },
    {
      "code": "tg",
      "lang": "Tajik",
      "roman": "čangak",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "чангак"
    },
    {
      "code": "te",
      "lang": "Telugu",
      "roman": "kokki",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "కొక్కి"
    },
    {
      "code": "th",
      "lang": "Thai",
      "roman": "dtà-kɔ̌ɔ",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "ตะขอ"
    },
    {
      "code": "th",
      "lang": "Thai",
      "roman": "bèt",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "เบ็ด"
    },
    {
      "code": "bo",
      "lang": "Tibetan",
      "roman": "lcags kyu",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "ལྕགས་ཀྱུ"
    },
    {
      "code": "tr",
      "lang": "Turkish",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "kanca"
    },
    {
      "code": "tr",
      "lang": "Turkish",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "çengel"
    },
    {
      "code": "tk",
      "lang": "Turkmen",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "çeňňek"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "hak",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "гак"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "háčok",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "га́чок"
    },
    {
      "code": "ur",
      "lang": "Urdu",
      "roman": "ānkṛā",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "آنکڑا‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "ur",
      "lang": "Urdu",
      "roman": "huk",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "ہک‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "ug",
      "lang": "Uyghur",
      "roman": "ilmek",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "ئىلمەك‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "ug",
      "lang": "Uyghur",
      "roman": "ilgek",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "ئىلگەك‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "uz",
      "lang": "Uzbek",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "ilgak"
    },
    {
      "code": "uz",
      "lang": "Uzbek",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "ilmoq"
    },
    {
      "code": "vi",
      "lang": "Vietnamese",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "móc"
    },
    {
      "code": "cy",
      "lang": "Welsh",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "bach"
    },
    {
      "code": "cy",
      "lang": "Welsh",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "bachyn"
    },
    {
      "code": "yi",
      "lang": "Yiddish",
      "roman": "kruk",
      "sense": "rod bent into a curved shape",
      "word": "קרוק‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "sǎrp",
      "sense": "agricultural implement",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "сърп"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "agricultural implement",
      "word": "vesuri"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "part of a hinge",
      "word": "saranakoukku"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "zavǎrtulka",
      "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "завъртулка"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "klička"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
      "word": "koukku"
    },
    {
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "ágkistro",
      "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
      "tags": [
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "άγκιστρο"
    },
    {
      "code": "mk",
      "lang": "Macedonian",
      "roman": "ópaška",
      "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "о́пашка"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "volta"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "krjučók",
      "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "крючо́к"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "xvóstik",
      "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "хво́стик"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
      "word": "krok"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "loop shaped like a hook under certain letters",
      "word": "böj"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "ganxo"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "Hookline"
    },
    {
      "code": "ga",
      "lang": "Irish",
      "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "crúca"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "ritornello"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "parte orecchiabile"
    },
    {
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "sabi",
      "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
      "word": "サビ"
    },
    {
      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "huryeomgu",
      "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
      "word": "후렴구"
    },
    {
      "code": "mi",
      "lang": "Maori",
      "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
      "word": "aukume"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "english": "musical",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "gancho"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "xuk",
      "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
      "word": "хук"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "english": "musical",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "catchy musical phrase",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "gancho"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "removal or expulsion",
      "tags": [
        "plural"
      ],
      "word": "potkut"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "type of cricket shot",
      "word": "hook"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "baseball: curveball",
      "word": "kierrepallo"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "baseball: curveball",
      "word": "skruv"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "english": "anglicism",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "software feature",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "hook"
    },
    {
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "ágkistro",
      "sense": "software feature",
      "tags": [
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "άγκιστρο"
    },
    {
      "code": "mk",
      "lang": "Macedonian",
      "roman": "kuka",
      "sense": "software feature",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "кука"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "xuk",
      "sense": "software feature",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "хук"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "xuk",
      "sense": "software feature",
      "word": "хук"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "golf shot that curves unintentionally",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "ganxo"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "golf shot that curves unintentionally",
      "word": "hook"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "golf shot that curves unintentionally",
      "word": "hukki"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "xuk",
      "sense": "golf shot that curves unintentionally",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "хук"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "golf shot that curves unintentionally",
      "word": "hook"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "kuka",
      "sense": "basketball shot that goes overhead",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "кука"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "basketball shot that goes overhead",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "ganxo"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "basketball shot that goes overhead",
      "word": "kaaripallo"
    },
    {
      "code": "mk",
      "lang": "Macedonian",
      "roman": "hórok",
      "sense": "basketball shot that goes overhead",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "хо́рок"
    },
    {
      "code": "mk",
      "lang": "Macedonian",
      "roman": "hórog",
      "sense": "basketball shot that goes overhead",
      "tags": [
        "feminine"
      ],
      "word": "хо́рог"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "kroše",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "tags": [
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "кроше"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "ganxo"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "bǎiquán",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "摆拳"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "hák"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "word": "hook"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "word": "koukku"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "crochet"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "Haken"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "word": "horog"
    },
    {
      "code": "ga",
      "lang": "Irish",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "dorn"
    },
    {
      "code": "ga",
      "lang": "Irish",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "húc"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "word": "gancio"
    },
    {
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "fukku",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "word": "フック"
    },
    {
      "code": "mk",
      "lang": "Macedonian",
      "roman": "krošé",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "tags": [
        "neuter"
      ],
      "word": "кроше́"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "sierpowy"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "gancho"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "xuk",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "хук"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "tags": [
        "Cyrillic",
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "кро̀ше̄"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "tags": [
        "Roman",
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "kròšē"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "gancho"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "word": "krok"
    },
    {
      "code": "th",
      "lang": "Thai",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "word": "หมัดเหวี่ยงสั้น"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "xuk",
      "sense": "type of boxing punch",
      "word": "хук"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "playing cards, slang: jack",
      "word": "jätkä"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "typography: a diacritical mark shaped like the upper part of a question mark: ỏ",
      "word": "felső kérdőjel"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "bowling: ball that is rolled in a curved line",
      "word": "kierrepallo"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "impas",
      "sense": "bridge, slang: finesse",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "импас"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "kapan",
      "sense": "snare, trap",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "капан"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "snare, trap",
      "word": "ansa"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "pástka",
      "sense": "snare, trap",
      "word": "па́стка"
    },
    {
      "code": "tl",
      "lang": "Tagalog",
      "sense": "hook bones",
      "word": "bungkalo"
    }
  ],
  "wikipedia": [
    "hook"
  ],
  "word": "hook"
}

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    "English nouns",
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    "English terms derived from Old English",
    "English terms derived from Proto-Germanic",
    "English terms derived from Proto-Indo-European",
    "English terms derived from Proto-West Germanic",
    "English terms inherited from Middle English",
    "English terms inherited from Old English",
    "English terms inherited from Proto-Germanic",
    "English terms inherited from Proto-West Germanic",
    "English terms with IPA pronunciation",
    "English terms with audio links",
    "English verbs",
    "Requests for review of Albanian translations",
    "Requests for review of Basque translations",
    "Requests for review of Dutch translations",
    "Requests for review of Esperanto translations",
    "Requests for review of Ido translations",
    "Requests for review of Interlingua translations",
    "Requests for review of Italian translations",
    "Requests for review of Japanese translations",
    "Requests for review of Latin translations",
    "Requests for review of Sardinian translations",
    "Requests for review of Serbo-Croatian translations",
    "Requests for review of Telugu translations",
    "Requests for review of Tok Pisin translations",
    "Requests for review of Turkish translations",
    "Rhymes:English/ʊk",
    "Rhymes:English/ʊk/1 syllable",
    "en:Diacritical marks",
    "en:Fishing",
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      "word": "hooker"
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    {
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    }
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      },
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      "name": "inh"
    },
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      "args": {
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      "args": {
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    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
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        "1": "gem-pro",
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      "name": "m"
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      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "ine-pro",
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      "expansion": "Proto-Indo-European *kog-",
      "name": "der"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "ine-pro",
        "2": "*keg-"
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      "expansion": "*keg-",
      "name": "m"
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    {
      "args": {
        "1": "ine-pro",
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      "expansion": "*keng- (“peg, hook, claw”)",
      "name": "m"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "fy",
        "2": "heak"
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      "expansion": "West Frisian heak",
      "name": "cog"
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        "1": "nl",
        "2": "haak",
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    {
      "args": {
        "1": "fy",
        "2": "-"
      },
      "expansion": "West Frisian",
      "name": "cog"
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    {
      "args": {
        "1": "nl",
        "2": "hoek",
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      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "nds",
        "2": "",
        "3": "Hook"
      },
      "expansion": "Low German Hook",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "nds",
        "2": "",
        "3": "Huuk"
      },
      "expansion": "Huuk",
      "name": "m"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "hake"
      },
      "expansion": "hake",
      "name": "l"
    }
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  "etymology_text": "From Middle English hoke, from Old English hōc, from Proto-West Germanic *hōk, from Proto-Germanic *hōkaz, variant of *hakô (“hook”), probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kog-, *keg-, *keng- (“peg, hook, claw”).\nCognates\nCompare West Frisian heak, Dutch haak (“hook”)) (compare West Frisian/Dutch hoek (“hook, angle, corner”), Low German Hook, Huuk); also related to hake.",
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    {
      "form": "hooks",
      "tags": [
        "present",
        "singular",
        "third-person"
      ]
    },
    {
      "form": "hooking",
      "tags": [
        "participle",
        "present"
      ]
    },
    {
      "form": "hooked",
      "tags": [
        "participle",
        "past"
      ]
    },
    {
      "form": "hooked",
      "tags": [
        "past"
      ]
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      "args": {},
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    }
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  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "verb",
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      "categories": [
        "English terms with usage examples",
        "English transitive verbs"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "Hook the bag here, and the conveyor will carry it away.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To attach a hook to."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(transitive) To attach a hook to."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "transitive"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English terms with usage examples",
        "English transitive verbs"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "He hooked a snake accidentally, and was so scared he dropped his rod into the water.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To catch with a hook (hook a fish)."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(transitive) To catch with a hook (hook a fish)."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "transitive"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English terms with quotations",
        "English transitive verbs"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "1917, L M Montgomery, Anne's House of Dreams",
          "text": "No one seems to want anything but hooked mats now.",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To work yarn into a fabric using a hook; to crochet."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(transitive) To work yarn into a fabric using a hook; to crochet."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "transitive"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English terms with usage examples",
        "English transitive verbs"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "He hooked his fingers through his belt loops.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To insert in a curved way reminiscent of a hook."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(transitive) To insert in a curved way reminiscent of a hook."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "transitive"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English terms with usage examples",
        "English transitive verbs"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "She's only here to try to hook a husband.",
          "type": "example"
        },
        {
          "text": "A free trial is a good way to hook customers.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To ensnare or obligate someone, as if with a hook."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(transitive) To ensnare or obligate someone, as if with a hook."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "transitive"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "American English",
        "British English",
        "English slang",
        "English terms with archaic senses",
        "Northern Irish English"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To steal."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(UK, US, slang, archaic) To steal."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "UK",
        "US",
        "archaic",
        "slang"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English terms with usage examples",
        "English transitive verbs"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "If you hook your network cable into the jack, you'll be on the network.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To connect (hook into, hook together)."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(transitive) To connect (hook into, hook together)."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "transitive"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English terms with usage examples"
      ],
      "english": "usually in passive",
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "He had gotten hooked on cigarettes in his youth.",
          "type": "example"
        },
        {
          "text": "I watched one episode of that TV series and now I'm hooked.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To make addicted; to captivate."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(usually in passive) To make addicted; to captivate."
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "en:Cricket",
        "en:Golf"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To play a hook shot."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(cricket, golf) To play a hook shot."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "ball-games",
        "cricket",
        "games",
        "golf",
        "hobbies",
        "lifestyle",
        "sports"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "en:Rugby"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To succeed in heeling the ball back out of a scrum (used particularly of the team's designated hooker)."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(rugby) To succeed in heeling the ball back out of a scrum (used particularly of the team's designated hooker)."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "ball-games",
        "games",
        "hobbies",
        "lifestyle",
        "rugby",
        "sports"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English terms with usage examples",
        "en:Field hockey",
        "en:Ice hockey"
      ],
      "english": "field hockey",
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "The opposing team's forward hooked me, but the referee didn't see it, so no penalty.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To engage in the illegal maneuver of hooking (i.e., using the hockey stick to trip or block another player)"
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(field hockey, ice hockey) To engage in the illegal maneuver of hooking (i.e., using the hockey stick to trip or block another player)"
      ],
      "topics": [
        "hobbies",
        "ice-hockey",
        "lifestyle",
        "skating",
        "sports"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English terms with quotations",
        "en:Bowling",
        "en:Football (soccer)"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "December 29, 2010, Sam Sheringham, “Liverpool 0 - 1 Wolverhampton”, in BBC‎",
          "text": "The Reds carved the first opening of the second period as Glen Johnson's pull-back found David Ngog but the Frenchman hooked wide from six yards.",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To swerve a ball; kick or throw a ball so it swerves or bends."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(soccer, bowling) To swerve a ball; kick or throw a ball so it swerves or bends."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "ball-games",
        "bowling",
        "games",
        "hobbies",
        "lifestyle",
        "soccer",
        "sports"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English intransitive verbs",
        "English slang",
        "English terms with usage examples"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "I had a cheap flat in the bad part of town, and I could watch the working girls hooking from my bedroom window.",
          "type": "example"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To engage in prostitution."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(intransitive, slang) To engage in prostitution."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "intransitive",
        "slang"
      ]
    },
    {
      "glosses": [
        "To play a word perpendicular to another word by adding a single letter to the existing word."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(Scrabble) To play a word perpendicular to another word by adding a single letter to the existing word."
      ],
      "topics": [
        "Scrabble",
        "board-games",
        "games"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English slang",
        "en:Bridge"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To finesse."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(bridge, slang) To finesse."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "slang"
      ],
      "topics": [
        "bridge",
        "games"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English transitive verbs"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To seize or pierce with the points of the horns, as cattle in attacking enemies; to gore."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(transitive) To seize or pierce with the points of the horns, as cattle in attacking enemies; to gore."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "transitive"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English intransitive verbs"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "To move or go with a sudden turn."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(intransitive) To move or go with a sudden turn."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "intransitive"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/hʊk/"
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/huːk/",
      "note": "sometimes in Northern England, otherwise obsolete"
    },
    {
      "rhymes": "-ʊk"
    },
    {
      "audio": "en-us-hook.ogg",
      "mp3_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/transcoded/f/f6/En-us-hook.ogg/En-us-hook.ogg.mp3",
      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f6/En-us-hook.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (US)"
    },
    {
      "audio": "en-au-hook.ogg",
      "mp3_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/transcoded/6/6e/En-au-hook.ogg/En-au-hook.ogg.mp3",
      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6e/En-au-hook.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "Australia"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (AU)"
    },
    {
      "enpr": "ho͝ok"
    },
    {
      "enpr": "ho͞ok"
    }
  ],
  "translations": [
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "zakačam s kuka",
      "sense": "to attach a hook",
      "word": "закачам с кука"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "to attach a hook",
      "word": "enganxar"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "to attach a hook",
      "word": "zaháknout"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "to attach a hook",
      "word": "hænge"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "to attach a hook",
      "word": "haken"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "to attach a hook",
      "word": "ripustaa koukkuun"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "to attach a hook",
      "word": "accrocher"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "to attach a hook",
      "word": "haken"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "to attach a hook",
      "word": "agganciare"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "gir dâdaneh qollâb, âvizân kardan",
      "sense": "to attach a hook",
      "word": "گیر دادن قلاب، آویزان کردن‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "to attach a hook",
      "word": "enganchar"
    },
    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "to attach a hook",
      "word": "agăța"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "to attach a hook",
      "word": "enganchar"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "to attach a hook",
      "word": "kroka"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "to attach a hook",
      "word": "haka"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "zaháknout"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "få på krogen"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "få til at bide på"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "saada koukkuun"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "english": "to iron a fish",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "ferrer (un poisson)"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "haken"
    },
    {
      "code": "io",
      "lang": "Ido",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "angelagar"
    },
    {
      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "nakda",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "낚다"
    },
    {
      "code": "la",
      "lang": "Latin",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "adhāmō"
    },
    {
      "code": "no",
      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "huke"
    },
    {
      "code": "no",
      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "kroke"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "beh qollâb andâkhtan",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "به قلاب انداختن‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "fisgar"
    },
    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "agăța"
    },
    {
      "code": "gd",
      "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "glac"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "enganchar"
    },
    {
      "code": "tpi",
      "lang": "Tok Pisin",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "hukim"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "upijmáty",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "упійма́ти"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "zlovýty",
      "sense": "to catch with a hook",
      "word": "злови́ти"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "to insert in a curved way",
      "word": "laittaa koukkuun"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "hvaštam v kapan",
      "sense": "to ensnare someone",
      "word": "хващам в капан"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "to ensnare someone",
      "word": "napata"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "to ensnare someone",
      "word": "koukuttaa"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "to ensnare someone",
      "word": "agganciare"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "to ensnare someone",
      "word": "attirare"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "svǎrzvam",
      "sense": "to connect",
      "word": "свързвам"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "to connect",
      "word": "připojit"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "to connect",
      "word": "koble"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "to connect",
      "word": "kytkeä"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "to connect",
      "word": "liittää"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "to connect",
      "word": "einhaken"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "to connect",
      "word": "connettersi"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "to connect",
      "word": "inserire"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "to connect",
      "word": "agganciare"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "beh qollâb vasl kardan",
      "sense": "to connect",
      "word": "به قلاب وصل کردن‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "sojedinjátʹ",
      "sense": "to connect",
      "tags": [
        "imperfective"
      ],
      "word": "соединя́ть"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "to connect",
      "word": "haka"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "pojednáty",
      "sense": "to connect",
      "word": "поєдна́ти"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "zʺjednáty",
      "sense": "to connect",
      "word": "з'єдна́ти"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "to make addicted",
      "word": "enganxar"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "to make addicted",
      "word": "verslaven"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "to make addicted",
      "tags": [
        "transitive"
      ],
      "word": "koukuttaa"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "to make addicted",
      "word": "jäädä koukkuun"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "to make addicted",
      "tags": [
        "intransitive"
      ],
      "word": "olla koukussa"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "podsáživatʹ",
      "sense": "to make addicted",
      "tags": [
        "imperfective"
      ],
      "word": "подса́живать"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "podsadítʹ",
      "sense": "to make addicted",
      "tags": [
        "perfective"
      ],
      "word": "подсади́ть"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "to make addicted",
      "word": "enganchar"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "golf, cricket: to play a hook shot",
      "topics": [
        "golf",
        "sports",
        "hobbies",
        "lifestyle"
      ],
      "word": "lyödä hukki"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "hockey: to engage in the illegal maneuver of hooking",
      "word": "koukata"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "hockey: to engage in the illegal maneuver of hooking",
      "word": "haken"
    },
    {
      "code": "hi",
      "lang": "Hindi",
      "roman": "huk",
      "sense": "hockey: to engage in the illegal maneuver of hooking",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "हुक"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "soccer: to swerve a ball",
      "word": "potkaista kierrepotku"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "soccer: to swerve a ball",
      "word": "potkaista banaanipotku"
    },
    {
      "code": "no",
      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "soccer: to swerve a ball",
      "word": "skru"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "slang: to engage in prostitution",
      "word": "hákovat"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "slang: to engage in prostitution",
      "word": "huorata"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "slang: to engage in prostitution",
      "word": "adescare"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "pravja impas",
      "sense": "bridge slang: to finesse",
      "word": "правя импас"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "to seize or pierce with the points of the horns",
      "word": "keihästää"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "to move or go with a sudden turn",
      "word": "koukata"
    }
  ],
  "wikipedia": [
    "hook"
  ],
  "word": "hook"
}

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