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ten•ter•hook



Pronunciation: (ten'tur-hook"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/tenterhook.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. one of the hooks or bent nails that hold cloth stretched on a tenter.
2. on tenterhooks, in a state of uneasy suspense or painful anxiety: The movie keeps one on tenterhooks until the very last moment.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/tenterhook.html on line 121 tenterhook (Thesaurus)

 

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