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HOOK HOOKER

~ HOOK    id+ | HIP LIKE |    see> HIP
^u        id+ | CLAW like |
          id+ | CURVED SNARE |
     biol> HAWK are birds with HOOK like beaks
     ukr HAK = HOOK
     biol> HAKE or HOOK FISH
     note  HAWKER  HEUKER  HAWKER  HAWK  HUKSTER
     hx>   HUCKSTER stands for PEDDLER and UNRELIABLE
          id+ | MERCENARY PERSON |
~ HOOKER  id+ | vern> for PROSTITUTE or WHORE |
  note HOCKEY or A GAME PLAYED WITH
       A STICK WITH A HOOK or BENT END
  hx> THE TROOPS UNDER THE COMMAND OF
      General Joseph HOOKER [#]  1817-1879
  A WEST POINT GRADUATE
  DURING THE CIVIL WAR
  WHOSE TROOPS PATRONIZED PROSTITUTES
  IN THE WASHINGTON AREA AND
  IN DERISION WERE CALLED "HOOKERS"
  A NAME LATER BESTOWED ON PROSTITUTES.
          

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