Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hawk.
  • adj. Curved like a hawk's bill; crooked.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Curved like a hawk's bill; crooked.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Crooked; curving like a hawk's bill.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Neither are the residents of the Pacific Northwest 'sleepless in Seattle,' nor is insomnia confined to our greater Seattle area, despite the continuing T-shirts with this phrase hawked at Sea-Tac Airport!

    Dr. Cara Barker: Insomnia: The Art of Letting Go

  • Neither are the residents of the Pacific Northwest 'sleepless in Seattle,' nor is insomnia confined to our greater Seattle area, despite the continuing T-shirts with this phrase hawked at Sea-Tac Airp ...

    Dr. Cara Barker: Insomnia: The Art of Letting Go

  • Concession, in which Mr. Kruger's son-in-law 'hawked' about for the highest bid the vote of the Executive Council on a matter which had not yet come before it, and, moreover, sold and duly delivered the aforesaid vote.

    South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 1 (of 6) From the Foundation of Cape Colony to the Boer Ultimatum of 9th Oct. 1899

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    Dr. Cara Barker: Insomnia: The Art of Letting Go

  • President's nearest relatives have been proved to be concerned in the most flagrant jobs, only to be screened by his influence; such cases, for instance, as that of the Vaal River Water Supply Concession, in which Mr. Kruger's son-in-law 'hawked' about for the highest bid the vote of the Executive Council on a matter which had not yet come before it, and, moreover, sold and duly delivered the aforesaid vote.

    The Transvaal from Within A Private Record of Public Affairs

  • Spring began very early: even at the end of February the fields were green, parks hastened to bedeck themselves in their leafy wings, the blossoms hastened to bloom and fall; the opening days of May saw fruit on the apple-trees; and prematurely ripe cherries were "hawked" in the streets, beside bouquets of late blooming violets.

    Debts of Honor

  • Harriet Harman, Labour's deputy leader, claimed that Mr Clegg had "hawked" his way around university campuses seeking student votes ahead of the general election, but had since been

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The U.S. government, dealing a blow to tobacco stores that have hawked deeply discounted cigarettes, ruled that retailers that sell cartons produced by rolling machines in their stores must obtain manufacturing permits and pay applicable federal taxes.

    Cigarette Ruling Deals a Blow to 'Roll-Your-Own' Retail Shops

  • ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - As Libya's Moammar Gaddafi ordered attacks on his own people this week, thousands of arms sellers from the United States and other countries hawked their aircraft, riot gear and rifles to Middle Eastern buyers at the Persian Gulf's preeminent arms show.

    Arms deals still made amid Middle East crackdowns

  • Spit that somebody hawked from they guts ran down the door in a dozen different spots.

    Real wifeys

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