rackan crook

1) A crook or hook suspended from the rackan in a chimney.

1544 a raking crooke and a pare of tonges, Brignall

1571 a rekand crooke, Abbotside

1621 two spittes ... two reckon crookes, Slaidburn

1685 a reckincrewke is the pot hanger.

dates 1544 1571 1621

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