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Usage examples for hooked

  1. Staring hard, he hooked his arm in hers without a word; it steadied him, and they walked on thus together. – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  2. I knew his hooked nose and hawk- like eyes at once, and she knew him also. – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  3. Tackles were hooked on to the top of the walls, and thundering down they came almost on the heads of the men. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  4. The story is told thus: Ira- waru hooked a fish and in pulling it in his line became entangled with that of Maui. – Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina by W. D. Westervelt
  5. He came down uppermost but his adversary's leg was hooked round his knee, and the grip of several very hard fingers unpleasantly impeded his respiration. – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  6. The rudder is hooked to this by means of two hooks called pintles. – Boys' Book of Model Boats by Raymond Francis Yates
  7. Inch by inch and foot by foot he came nearer, and all at once Horace rushed forward, nearly shoulder- deep, and hooked the pole over his brother's arm. – Northern Diamonds by Frank Lillie Pollock
  8. " Dear old Ormstork has hooked Quorn down by the lodge," she explained laughingly. – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  9. When the mean- spirited teams had been hooked to the wagons and sullenly obeyed the commands to move, they balked in mid- stream and would not cross it in their " cold collars;" and there they remained, halfway over. – Bring Me His Ears by Clarence E. Mulford
  10. She had hooked the Gilded Youth fairly deeply. – The Martial Adventures of Henry and Me by William Allen White
  11. They played tennis as partners on the grass court behind Dr. Gallagher's house,- the Mariposa Tennis Club rent it, you remember, for fifty cents a month,- and Pupkin used to perform perfect prodigies of valour, leaping in the air to serve with his little body hooked like a letter S. Sometimes, too, they went out on Lake Wissanotti in the evening in Pupkin's canoe, with Zena sitting in the bow and Pupkin paddling in the stern and they went out ever so far and it was after dark and the stars were shining before they came home. – Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town by Stephen Leacock
  12. He hooked a thumb toward the mountains that wall the almost unknown North Coast. – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  13. True, it could make no pretensions to beauty- the thin, hooked nose was far too large and long; the corners of the mouth drooped downward too much; perhaps it was this latter peculiarity which gave the whole face so sorrowful an aspect. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. From this description, it may be deduced, that his appearance was in his favour; his colour was dark, his eyes were piercing and jetty black, as was his hair, and that he had fine teeth, and a long nose, rather hooked – The Prime Minister by W.H.G. Kingston
  15. There, after he'd got into his overcoat and hooked his stick over his arm, he held out his hand to her in formal leave- taking. – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  16. Another man would then back up a pair of oxen to the place, and sometimes two pairs, in order that they might be hooked to the chain which passed around the log. – Mary Erskine by Jacob Abbott
  17. I says to myself, " There's been a quarrel between them two, and him as has gone has hooked it." – The Beetle A Mystery by Richard Marsh
  18. Slip the harness over the head, push the fore- paws through, and there you are, one dog hooked up and harnessed. – A Negro Explorer at the North Pole by Matthew A. Henson Commentator: Robert E. Peary Booker T. Washington
  19. The system hes hits roots set deep in ancient toleration, an' hooked under ther rocks themselves. – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck
  20. At least, I let them sink in an eddy and hooked a boulder. – Delilah of the Snows by Harold Bindloss
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