bench-hook

bench hook

noun Carpentry.
a device with a hooklike part fitting over the front edge of a workbench as a means of preventing an object from slipping toward the rear of the bench.

Origin:
1815–25

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bench hook

noun
any of various stops on a workbench against which work can be pushed (as while chiseling or planing) 
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