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  • v. Alternative form of hotching.


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  • Its camaraderie of tone lets it wear its learning lightly yet leaves you with a hoaching number of new insights, new ways of looking at things, from snobbery to reality-TV contestants.

    The Fry Chronicles by Stephen Fry

  • In my first days of owning a mobile, it went off at the early Mass in the cathedral which was not, to put it mildly, hoaching.

    On Thursdays...

  • The Old Town in Krakow is positively hoaching on a Friday night, I can tell you.

    Poland Whee, Krakow's Heaven

  • The first day of The Gathering, the centrepiece of the Scottish Government's Homecoming year, is hoaching with men and women dressed in tartan from their bunnet to their brogues.



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  • See hotch.

    the place was crowded, "hoaching," his father would have said. Jackson's father was a miner, from Fife originally. . . .
    Kate Atkinson, One Good Turn (New York: Little, Brown & Co., 2006), p. 38.

    June 5, 2016