Hawker Hawk"er, v. i. To sell goods by outcry in the street. [Obs.] --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hawker — (spr. Hahker), Edward, trat 1793 als Midshipman in englischen Seedienst, wurde 1804 Capitän, 1837 Rear , 1847 Vice u. 1858 wirklicher Admiral der Weißen Flagge, nahm 1858 seinen Abschied u. st. im Juni 1860 in hohem Alter in Brighton …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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  • hawker — one who hunts with a hawk, O.E. hafocere; see HAWK (Cf. hawk) (n.) + ER (Cf. er) (1). For sense one who sells or peddles, see HAWK (Cf. hawk) (v.1) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • hawker — ► NOUN ▪ a person who travels about selling goods. ORIGIN probably from Low German or Dutch and related to HUCKSTER(Cf. ↑hucksterism) …   English terms dictionary

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