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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HAWKER

The third person who got out was a hawker from Gravesend well known to the porters.

While they were fixing their tent, a hawker's van, drawn by four horses, drove up.

When everything was done to the satisfaction of the hawker, all hands were directed to the buggy.

A newspaper will pay half the expenses of a hawker, if he can read.

I could not reap the profits which I did as a hawker and pedlar.

"The sugar and that hawker," and Paul related what Sylvia had said about Thuggism.

As Hawker states, he never claimed the chorus, but he did claim the ballad.

Who shall say that Hawker's life, after all, was not the nearest to his best ideals?

Hawker met Kingsley at this time, and introduced him to the Grenville localities.

Hawker's Creek, taking its windings, is nearly six in length.

WORD ORIGIN

"one who hunts with a hawk," Old English hafocere; see hawk (n.) + -er (1). For sense "one who sells or peddles," see hawk (v.1).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HAWKER

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