Wolf-hook meaning

A kind of trap used to catch wolves, consisting of an upper part resembling a crescent moon, meant to be fastened between tree branches, and a lower part (connected by a chain) in the form of a double hook, meant to be covered with meat and swallowed by a wolf.
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A kind of modern-day assault rifle handle in a similar shape.
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Origin of wolf-hook

  • wolf +‎ hook WOLF HOOK , called so because the original tool was used in the hunting of wolves.

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