boathook

boat hook

or boat·hook (bōt′ho͝ok′)
n.
A pole with a hook at one end, used especially to maneuver boats or other floating objects.

boathook

(ˈbəʊtˌhʊk)
n
(Nautical Terms) a pole with a hook at one end, used aboard a vessel for fending off other vessels or obstacles or for catching a line or mooring buoy
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And I have some boxes, both of mignonette and wall- flower, that I could shove on along the gutter (with a boathook I have by me) to your windows, and draw back again when they wanted watering or gardening, and shove on again when they were ship- shape; so that they would cause you no trouble.
He had no net, hook, or line, and he could not be a fisherman; his boat had no cushion for a sitter, no paint, no inscription, no appliance beyond a rusty boathook and a coil of rope, and he could not be a waterman; his boat was too crazy and too small to take in cargo for delivery, and he could not be a lighterman or river-carrier; there was no clue to what he looked for, but he looked for something, with a most intent and searching gaze.
Steamboats and shipping of all sorts lay there, tempted by the enormous sums of money offered by fugitives, and it is said that many who swam out to these vessels were thrust off with boathooks and drowned.
A few days later the Daily Mirror interviewed little Schofield, his arms bandaged where he had been rescued with a boathook.
In order to use this article as a boathook to secure Caspian with UNCLOS, one would need to agree that Volga-Don canal system makes Caspian 'connected to another sea.
The toughened balloon inflates to the size of a melon, making it very easy to grab one-handed or retrieve with a boathook without fear of it bursting.
a corporation headquartered at Praia de Boathook n(degree) 501, 5(degree) e 6(degree) andares, Rio de Janeiro/RJ, CNPJ n(degree) 30.
The British carrier task force left Malta for Boathook with destroyer and cruiser escorts, and more cruisers and destroyers sailed from Aden toward the Gulf of Suez.
Career low: While filming the final fight sequence for patriot Games, Harrison Ford acidentally hit Sean in the head with a boathook.
Another new acquisition, an ornately-patterned sofa cushion from the Lusitania, was retrieved from the sea with a boathook by a Royal Navy able seaman searching for survivors.
He also wrote of it: "Laugharne's where they quarrel with boathooks and all the women there's got web feet".
Therefore it is not unknown for them to puncture the body with boathooks to remove gases, then let it sink to the bottom.