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  • Ha! Sounds tasty--I know what I'm having for lunch tomorrow. A knish I can find. Not sure where the hoave vendors hang out.

    March 5, 2008

  • Then there's the miracle of the hoaves and knishes.

    March 5, 2008

  • Archaic (or just bizarre) plural of oaf, if I had to guess. Usage:

    "'Killick has been polishing the silver,' observed Stephen.

    "'And only half done and my mates always needing an eye on them, heavy handed hoaves liable to scratch it something cruel.'"

    --Patrick O'Brian, The Thirteen Gun Salute, 277

    March 5, 2008