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hook and eyenoun [C usually singular]

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a ​device for ​fasteningclothes, consisting of a ​smallbentpiece of ​metal into which a ​hookfits
(Definition of hook and eye from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (衣服上的)钩和环,钩眼扣…
in Chinese (Traditional) (衣服上的)鉤和環,鉤眼扣…
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