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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hook \Hook\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hooked; p. pr. & vb. n. Hooking.] 1. To catch or fasten with a hook or hooks; to seize, capture, or hold, as with a hook, esp. with a disguised or baited hook; hence, to secure by allurement or artifice; to entrap; to catch; as, to hook a dress; to hook a trout. [1913 Webster] Hook him, my poor dear, . . . at any sacrifice. --W. Collins. [1913 Webster] 2. To seize or pierce with the points of the horns, as cattle in attacking enemies; to gore. [1913 Webster] 3. To steal. [Colloq. Eng. & U.S.] [1913 Webster] To hook on, to fasten or attach by, or as by, hook. [1913 Webster]