Definition of fire hook in English:

fire hook

noun

  • 1A large long-handled hook used by firefighters to pull down walls, ceilings, etc., in burning buildings.

  • 2A long-handled hook for tending the fire in a furnace. Now historical.

Origin

Late Middle English. From fire + hook.

Pronunciation

fire hook

/ˈfʌɪə hʊk/