Hackneyman
Hackneyman \Hack"ney*man\ (-m[a^]n), n.; pl. {Hackneymen} (-m[e^]n). A man who lets horses and carriages for hire. [1913 Webster]

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  • hackneyman — hack·ney·man …   English syllables

  • hackneyman — ˈhaknēmən, nim noun (plural hackneymen) Etymology: Middle English hackeneyman, from hakeney + man : a man who hires out horses and carriages * * * hackˈneyman noun Someone who keeps hackney horses • • • Main Entry: ↑hackney …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hackneymen — Hackneyman Hack ney*man ( m[a^]n), n.; pl. {Hackneymen} ( m[e^]n). A man who lets horses and carriages for hire. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • hick — late 14c., nickname of RICHARD (Cf. Richard). Meaning awkward provincial person was established by 1700 (Cf. RUBE (Cf. rube)); earlier it was the characteristic name of a hosteler, hackneyman, etc. (late 14c.), perhaps via alliteration. The… …   Etymology dictionary

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