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1. a commercial fishing boat using hooks and lines instead of nets
2. a sailing boat of the west of Ireland formerly used for cargo and now for pleasure sailing and racing
Rugby the central forward in the front row of a scrum whose main job is to hook the ball
1. John Lee. 1917--2001, US blues singer and guitarist
2. Sir Joseph Dalton. 1817--1911, British botanist; director of Kew Gardens (1865--85)
3. Richard. 1554--1600, British theologian, who influenced Anglican theology with The Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity (1593--97)
4. Sir William Jackson. 1785--1865, British botanist; first director of Kew Gardens: father of Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker
A worker who detaches empty downcoming buckets and hook-loads buckets or cans onto the hoisting rope.