|Hooded, Hooding, Ends. Those ends of planking, of a boat or wood-built vessel, that are fitted into rabbeting on stern and stem posts.
Hook. Transverse connecting piece in fore end of a boat or ship. Name is often given to such fitting in other parts of a vessel.
Hook and Butt. Joint in planking that is made by scarphing or lapping.
Hook Block. Sheaved block that is fitted with a hook for making attachment.
Hook Bolt. Bolt with hooked end for attachment purposes.
Hooker. Colloquial name for a ship. Corrupt form of 'Hawker'.
Hook's Law. Generally defined as 'For elastic strains, strain is proportional to stress.' Strain equals stress multiplied by a constant that varies with the material under consideration.
Hook Rope. About 10 to 12 fathoms of rope having a hook on one end. Used in working cable, or for general purposes. Hoops. Wooden rings by which a luff of a fore and aft sail is
confined to a mast.
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