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We found 15 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word tenterhooks:
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General dictionaries General (12 matching dictionaries)
  1. tenterhooks: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  2. tenterhooks: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  3. tenterhooks: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  4. tenterhooks: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  5. tenterhooks: Wiktionary [home, info]
  6. tenterhooks: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  7. tenterhooks: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  8. tenterhooks: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  9. Tenterhooks (album), Tenterhooks: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  10. Tenterhooks: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  11. Tenterhooks: The Word Detective [home, info]
  12. tenterhooks: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Tenterhooks: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Tenterhooks: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Tenterhooks: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (tenterhook)

noun:  one of a series of hooks used to hold cloth on a tenter

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Phrases that include tenterhooks:   be on tenterhooks, sit on thorns or on tenterhooks

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