meat hook

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meat hook

n.
1. A hook used to hang the carcasses of slaughtered animals or large pieces of meat.
2. meat hooks Slang The hands or fists.
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Noun1.meat hook - a strong pointed hook from which the carcasses of animals are hungmeat hook - a strong pointed hook from which the carcasses of animals are hung
hook - a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something
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But the admiral still swung from a meathook in his mind.
Herb, the Vegetarian Dragon is set in a fantasy forest where Meathook and his band of carnivorous dragons relish eating princesses.
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For the trial scene, which was set in an abattoir, a metal ring carrying meat-hooks descended in place of the ring of lights, and another meathook dropped downstage left.
Using fresh meat from animals raised on sustainable farms, The Meathook produces fresh sausages in a warehouse underneath the highway.
* In a faraway forest in a faraway land live Meathook and his band of carnivorous dragons, who love feasting on tasty knights and princesses.
Meat workers from the abattoir who attended the auction days in hope of purchasing the perfect bargain-beast to take home would jest between the downing of their Lion Reds remarking, 'Those sheep would waste good meathook space on any abattoir chain!' The disgruntled Bossy would always simply boss Gordon's flock back into their trailer, bring them home and put them in paddock 'A' again--just the way they were.
For the characters of Almanac, however, naming does not fully define an individual or place as it does in European traditions, and, more important, a name is not seen as a static entity.(4) Note, for instance, the prodigious proliferation of nicknames in the novel: La Escapia (the Meathook), Tiny, Calabazas, Bingo, Trigg, Rambo, Peaches.
The normal course for a swim from England to France takes the zig-zag shape of a butcher's meathook. First you head east to the lightship, by which time the tide should have changed, then you turn sharp south-west towards France.
Designed to hold a single handgun, it's only 2.5" deep, which might make you ask how you're gonna squeeze your meathook in there to grab your gun?
Give me a meathook and I'd gladly have finished them off myself.
subway rides and dispatching them with meathook and sledgehammer as needed.