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hooker

1
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

hooker

2
Rugby the central forward in the front row of a scrum whose main job is to hook the ball

Hooker

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

hooker

[′hu̇k·ər]
(mining engineering)
A worker who detaches empty downcoming buckets and hook-loads buckets or cans onto the hoisting rope.
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John Lee Hooker, master bluesman and undisputed father of boogie, recorded for more than 30 labels over 50 years, but never had a definitive career box set.
noted, "the Association owes an enormous debt of gratitude to the Hookers for their support to NDTA over the years.
In reporting to the APA, the Nomenclature Committee failed to make any reference to studies critical of the Hooker and Kinsey evidence.
Gold said: "Kurt is an experienced player who will add competition at hooker.
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Tom was the stand-out hooker in the Championship last season while playing for Rotherham Titans," he said, "and he's also impressed every time he's put on the shirt for London Irish this season.
Hooker said that the combined companies had revenues over the trailing twelve months, ending October 31, 2015, in excess of USD 550m.
Don't forget a replacement hooker needs to have spent a minimum of 48 hours physically with the squad before he is eligible to play.
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That has all the makings of being a winning combination, with Robinson named the Giants Player of the Year and Players' Player of the Year when he last held the hooking role in 2011 and Lunt voted the Super League Dream Team hooker in 2013.
While studying the nomenclature of New Zealand Flax (genus Phormium), I became aware that Gunn had sent a specimen to Joseph Hooker in 1870.