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  • n. Plural form of hickway.


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  • Theophrastus believed and experienced that there was an herb at whose single touch an iron wedge, though never so far driven into a huge log of the hardest wood that is, would presently come out; and it is this same herb your hickways, alias woodpeckers, use, when with some mighty axe anyone stops up the hole of their nests, which they industriously dig and make in the trunk of some sturdy tree.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel


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