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  • n. someone who drives a taxi for a living


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  • "Remember the night your hack-driver got drunk and left you --"


  • "That it is, Marm," returns the methodical hack-driver, "he an't got a very big head, our corporation."

    An Outcast or, Virtue and Faith

  • The wily hack-driver (he agreed for four and charged her twelve shillings) leaves her black box on the step and drives away.

    An Outcast or, Virtue and Faith

  • The bell-boy whom I have mentioned was the factotum of the Loomis House, being, in an emergency, hack-driver, porter, runner -- all by turns, and nothing long at a time.

    A Strange Discovery

  • "Remember the night your hack-driver got drunk and left you"

    When Alice Told Her Soul

  • "Remember the night your hack-driver got drunk and left you — —"

    When Alice Told Her Soul

  • Nat, the “bucket-maker, ” grave and sober, left the seas, and, I believe, is a hack-driver in his native town, although I have not had the luck to see him since the Alert hauled into her berth at the North End. 66

    Twenty Four Years Later

  • She paid the hack-driver five pieces and went up the stone steps of

    The Story of Jees Uck

  • In every town, no matter what its name, there was always the same sleepy team in front of the Farmers 'Bank, the same boy chasing his hat, the same hack-driver in front of the hotel, the same pretty girl bowing to the same delighted young man near the same town pump or the soldiers' monument in the square.

    Otherwise Phyllis

  • The hack-driver of the old days that I used to find waiting for me at the station curb, with that impossible horse of his -- the hack-driver with his bulbous red face, and the nice smell of rye whisky all 'round him for yards -- gone, so it seems, for ever.

    Frenzied Fiction


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