Definition of shepherd's crook in English:

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shepherd's crook

noun

A staff with a hook at one end used by shepherds.
Example sentences
  • He started with a plastic fan trellis, a steel shepherd's crook with a double hook, three pieces of ½ inch diameter PVC pipe, a drill and stainless steel wire.
  • Skilled woodworkers would also be adept at making two other items in John's series: shepherd's crooks and milking stools.
  • In the third act she performs a solo with a shepherd's crook, swivelling her hips and stroking the staff with her legs, that would not be out of place for a pole dancer in a dubious Soho nightspot.

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Syllabification: shep·herd's crook

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