Sentence Examples with the word hooked

In Tragus the glumes bear numerous short hooked bristles.

The wagons are attached at intervals by short lengths of chain lapped twice round the rope and hooked into one of the links, or in some cases the chains are hooked into hempen loops on the main rope.

In front came a man wearing a strange shako and a blue cloak, swarthy, sunburned, and with a hooked nose.

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The silk drawn by the rows of teeth on the drum through the porcupine rollers (or porcupine sheets in some cases) covers the whole of the drum, hooked at certain intervals round the teeth; and when a sufficient weight is on the machine, it is stopped, and an attendant cuts, with a knife, the silk along the back of each row of teeth, thus leaving a fringe of silk hooked on the pins or teeth.

Thank you, but I don't need to be hooked up.

Into this hole, the end of the second alternating great tackle is then hooked so as to retain a hold upon the blubber, in order to prepare for what follows.

I'm not going on blind dates or being hooked up with hairy alpha males.

In many bamboos they are long and spreading or drooping and copiously ramified, in others they are reduced to hooked spines.

They are fleshy shrubs, with rounded, woody stems, and numerous succulent branches, composed in most of the species of separate joints or parts, which are much compressed, often elliptic or suborbicular, dotted over in spiral lines with small, fleshy, caducous leaves, in the axils of which are placed the areoles or tufts of barbed or hooked spines of two forms. The flowers are mostly yellow or reddish-yellow, and are succeeded by pear-shaped or egg-shaped fruits, having a broad scar at the top, furnished on their soft, fleshy rind with tufts of small spines.

She and Claire are probably still in the air somewhere or Quinn hasn't hooked up with them yet.