Definition of pruning hook in English:

pruning hook

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noun

  • A cutting tool used for pruning, consisting of a hooked blade on a long handle.
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    • It had three narrow metal rods about six inches long attached spoke-like to a central axis that also held, roughly perpendicular to them, a cutter in the shape of a small sickle or pruning hook.
    • To this day, the ceremonial weapon carried by the Vatican's Swiss Guard is an evolved version of a combination spear/pruning hook.

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