- an -shaped hook for hanging a pot or kettle over a fire
- a hooked rod for lifting hot pots, etc.
- a curved or -shaped mark in writing
- A bent or hooked piece of iron for hanging a pot or kettle over a fire.
- A curved iron rod with a hooked end used for lifting hot pots, irons, or stove lids.
- A curved, S-shaped mark made in writing.
- a. often pothooks Illegible handwriting or aimless scribbling.b. Informal Stenographic writing.