pelican-hook

pelican hook

noun
a hooklike device for holding the link of a chain or the like, consisting of a long shackle with a hinged rod held closed with a sliding ring.
Also called slip hook.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To pelican-hook
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: pelican-flower
Next Definition: pelicanflower
Words Near: pelican-hook
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for pelican-hook
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing pelican-hook
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;