Meaning of fagging hook in English:

fagging hook


  • 1A heavy, short-handled tool similar to a sickle but without a serrated edge, used especially in reaping, a bill hook; compare fag-hook .

  • 2A hooked stick with which stalks of a cereal crop are drawn towards the person harvesting (also used in hedge trimming, etc.).


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Jackson's Oxford Journal.