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hook and eye

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a device for fastening clothes, consisting of a small bent piece of metal into which a hook fits
Translations of “hook and eye”
in Chinese (Traditional) (衣服上的)鉤和環,鉤眼扣…
in Chinese (Simplified) (衣服上的)钩和环,钩眼扣…
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