Definition of hook and eye in English:

hook and eye

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noun

  • A small metal hook and loop used together as a fastener on a garment.
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    • In winter months and at church services they wear a black coat which is typically fastened with hooks and eyes rather than with buttons.
    • Jack dressed her carefully, catching each hook and eye together, and then sweeping her hair into the clip, finishing it off with the veil.
    • Other pages in your notebook can include: interfacings, stabilizers, elastics, buttons, snaps, hooks and eyes, rulers/measuring tools, pins and adhesives.

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