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cant hook

Syllabification: cant hook

Definition of cant hook in English:

noun

A hinged metal hook at the end of a long handle, used for gripping and rolling logs.
Example sentences
  • In pre-pushbutton sawmill days, the cant hooks were used to roll the cant after a slab was cut off.
  • Our old wooden handled cant hooks are hanging on the wall with the rest of the antiques.
  • Our cant hooks are made from special hardened steel and feature 2’ or 4’ long hickory handles.

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