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synonyms for hook and ladder

  • fire engine
  • ladder truck
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How to use hook and ladder in a sentence

Some of the alarm returned, however, when the creature attempted to climb up by his own ladder.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
They were eaten too quickly, in long gulps of four-and-twenty hours at a time.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
It was no sooner accomplished, than Ripperda was on the top of the ladder, and in a few seconds by his side.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Only then did I own that by hook or by crook—and mostly by crook, I was forced to suspect—they had purposely given me the slip.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
His face was hidden beneath a beard of bristling, bushy red, and he had a sharp hook nose and small, bright eyes.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
He walked over to the table and mixed two tumblers of whiskey-and-soda, wondering why he had not thought of it before.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He paused, then mixed and drank another whiskey-and-soda, lit a cigarette, and resumed.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO HOOK AND LADDER

  • fire engine
  • hook and ladder
  • ladder truck
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