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Definition: Swivel hook
, n. [AS. sw[=i]fan to move quickly, to remove;
akin to Icel. sveifla to whirl, shake, sv[=i]fa to ramble, to
turn. See Swoop
, and cf. Swift
a reel, Swift
1. (Mech.) A piece, as a ring or hook, attached to another
piece by a pin, in such a manner as to permit rotation
about the pin as an axis.
2. (Mil.) A small piece of ordnance, turning on a point or
swivel; -- called also swivel gun
, a kind of drawbridge that turns round on a
vertical axis; a swing bridge.
, a hook connected with the iron strap of a
pulley block by a swivel joint, for readily taking the
turns out of a tackle.
, a joint, the two pieces composing which turn
round, with respect to each other, on a longitudinal pin
or axis, as in a chain, to prevent twisting.