Meaning of wool hook in English:

wool hook


Australian, New Zealand
  • A hook used to manoeuvre a bale of wool.

    ‘you had to buy your own wool hook because the rule was 'No hook, no job'’
    • ‘In the interests of historical balance, why not write about an equally menacing wharfie, wool-hook at the ready.’
    • ‘He then left the ship to get his own wool-hook.’
    • ‘Motty's hand closed round the handle of a wool-hook.’
    • ‘Richard was riding a mill cart for a horse, swinging a wool hook.’
    • ‘He illustrates the tools as consisting of bale pins or pack pricks, a wool hook, and a bundle of rope.’