Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Huckaback.
  • intransitive verb To throw or toss.
  • intransitive verb To cause (a vehicle or board such as a skateboard) to leave the ground when executing a jump or stunt.
  • intransitive verb To go over or across (an obstacle), especially when executing a stunt.
  • intransitive verb To jump or go off (an object or cliff, for example), as in snowboarding or basejumping.
  • intransitive verb To leave the ground when executing a jump or stunt, as on a skateboard.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A dialectal form of hook.
  • noun In beef, the part between the shin and the round.
  • noun Same as hucho, 1.
  • To higgle in trading.
  • noun The hip.
  • A commercial contraction of huckaback: as, huck towels or toweling.
  • noun Same as huke.
  • noun A dialectal corruption of husk.
  • noun A hard blow or knock.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb obsolete To higgle in trading.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Ultimate Frisbee To throw a long way
  • verb Mountain Biking To gain extra height from a jump by compressing the springs just before the take-off
  • verb Mountain Biking To make a maneuver in a clumsy way.
  • verb Whitewater Kayaking To paddle off of a waterfall or to boof a big drop.
  • verb dated To haggle in trading.
  • verb Snowboarding To throw one's self off a large jump or drop
  • noun Ultimate Frisbee Long throw, generally at least half a field or more.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun toweling consisting of coarse absorbent cotton or linen fabric

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Perhaps akin to hike and hoick.]

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