boathook


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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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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.
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.
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.
Boathook Man and a villain called Sebastian Eels (most characters have nautical names) are also after the monster's magic egg, and frantic adventures on land and water ensue before certain wishes are granted, some justice is done, and Herbie and Violet can start jointly running the Lost-and-Foundery.
One of Aid's distinguishing features is an upscale fish shack, Restaurant Batshaket (The Boathook), with outdoor seating and its own dock (batshaket.se).
Instead of Bond's M, DM (as his friends call him) takes instruction from Colonel K, whose secretary is the mysterious Miss Boathook. As she never appears on screen, her likeness to Miss Moneypenny is anyone's guess.
A few days later the Daily Mirror interviewed little Schofield, his arms bandaged where he had been rescued with a boathook.
It was their doing as plainly as if they had reached up with a boathook and pulled me over.
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.'
By a curious coincidence (one that appeared too good to be true and probably was), the invasion plans called for a command and communications exercise (Boathook) to be carried out in early November.
Career low: While filming the final fight sequence for patriot Games, Harrison Ford acidentally hit Sean in the head with a boathook. He still bears the scar.