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hook and ladder

noun as in fire truck

Strongest match

Weak match

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Example Sentences

Besides that, they attack with so formidable a battery that no hook-and-ladder corps is needed to "break open" for them.

She looked at that telephone like a person in the fourth story of a house afire looks at the hook-and-ladder man.

Meanwhile the machine of the hook-and-ladder experts from across the creek was spinning on its way.

A hook-and-ladder company now coming up, an effort was made to clap a ladder against the fugitive, but it could not be done.

More engines had arrived in the street below, and another hook-and-ladder truck.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hook and ladder, such as: fire engine, and ladder truck.

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