Meaning of pothook


Pronunciation: (pot'hook"), [key]
— n.
  1. a hook for suspending a pot or kettle over an open fire.
  2. an iron rod, usually curved, with a hook at the end, used to lift hot pots, irons, stove lids, etc.
  3. an-shaped stroke in writing, esp. as made by children in learning to write.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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