Hook"y (?), a.

Full of hooks; pertaining to hooks.


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Hook"y (?), n. Written also hookey. [Cf. Hook, v. t., 3.]

A word used only in the expression to play hooky, to run away, to play truant.

This talk about boys . . . playing ball, and "hooky," and marbles, was all moonshine. F. Hopkinson Smith.


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