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- n. Plural form of hackneyman.
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Considerable bodies of men were thrown out of their habitual employments -- the watermen, the hackneymen, and the saddlers.
Such was the sudden luxurious state of our first great coachmakers! to the deadly mortification of all watermen, hackneymen, and other conveyancers of our loungers, thrown out of employ!