hook and ladder


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hook′ and lad′der


n.
a fire engine, usu. a tractor-trailer, fitted with long extensible ladders and other equipment.
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FRESHMAN sire Hook And Ladder provided the highest price during the second session of the OBS Spring Sale of two-year-olds in training in Florida on Wednesday, when a colt by the stallion was purchased for EUR260,000 by agent James Ventura.
Hook And Ladder, a son of Dixieland Band, stands at Sequel Stallions in New York for EUR6,000.
No more popping in next door for a quick hook and ladder.
William Child is complaining about the fire department deploying a hook and ladder to rescue a model airplane, which he and others feel is a waste of taxpayers' money.
The early honours went to a daughter of the New York-based stallion Hook And Ladder offered by Burleson Farm.
Hook And Ladder wins handicap: Hook And Ladder caught Kipperscope in the stretch and pulled away to a 3 1/4-length victory Sunday in the $100,000 Mr.
Now, she's all retooled and shined up, ready to head for Obregon, Mexico, where she'll be a star - the only hook and ladder fire truck protecting a city of half a million people.
Blocks radiating from Sixth Street boast sturdy churches dating as far back as 1869, the 1860s jail, the 1886 Star Hook and Ladder Co.