hook wrench


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hook wrench a wrench with a hook that fits over a nut or bolt head
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hook wrench a wrench or spanner, having a hook at the end, instead of a jaw, for turning a bolthead, nut, or coupling.
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In literature:

Finally Racksole removed the ornaments, the carpet, the chairs and the hooks, and wrenched away the switch of the electric light.
"The Grand Babylon Hotel" by Arnold Bennett
A moment later Emeline came in, wrenching the hooks of her best gown together.
"The Story Of Julia Page" by Kathleen Norris
They would bite like mad, and then wriggle and wrench themselves off the hook before you could get them up the bank.
"A Pessimist" by Robert Timsol
He loathed to wrench a hook from a fish's gullet!
"In a Little Town" by Rupert Hughes
Newcomb had his share in wrenching the boat-hooks from their hold and in the feverish self-defeating activity of the oarsmen.
"The Messenger" by Elizabeth Robins
Now he was at work wrenching the steel bedstead binders from their sockets and hooking them together.
"The Mysterious Three" by William Le Queux