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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Huckaback.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To throw a long way
  • v. To gain extra height from a jump by compressing the springs just before the take-off
  • v. To make a maneuver in a clumsy way.
  • v. To paddle off of a waterfall or to boof a big drop.
  • v. To haggle in trading.
  • v. To throw one's self off a large jump or drop
  • n. Long throw, generally at least half a field or more.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To higgle in trading.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To higgle in trading.
  • A commercial contraction of huckaback: as, huck towels or toweling.
  • n. A dialectal form of hook.
  • n. A dialectal corruption of husk.
  • n. A hard blow or knock.
  • n. In beef, the part between the shin and the round.
  • n. The hip.
  • n. Same as huke.
  • n. Same as hucho, 1.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. toweling consisting of coarse absorbent cotton or linen fabric

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