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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Hawk \Hawk\ (h[add]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Hawked (h[add]kt);
p. pr. & vb. n. Hawking.]
1. To catch, or attempt to catch, birds by means of hawks
trained for the purpose, and let loose on the prey; to
A falconer Henry is, when Emma hawks. --Prior.
2. To make an attack while on the wing; to soar and strike
like a hawk; -- generally with at; as, to hawk at flies.
A falcon, towering in her pride of place,
Was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed. --Shak.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: English theoretical physicist (born in 1942) [syn:
Hawking, Stephen Hawking, Stephen William Hawking]
2: the act of selling goods for a living [syn: vending,
peddling, hawking, vendition]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
69 Moby Thesaurus words for "hawking":
blurred, breathy, chase, chevy, chivy, choked, choking,
consumer preference study, consumer research, consumer survey,
coursing, croaking, cynegetics, direct-mail selling, drawling,
drawly, dysphonic, falconry, fox hunting, gunning, guttural,
hard sell, harsh, high-pressure salesmanship, hoarse, huckstering,
hunt, hunting, inarticulate, indistinct, jobbing, lisping,
low-pressure salesmanship, mail-order selling, market research,
marketing, marketing research, merchandising, mispronounced, muzzy,
nasal, peddling, promotion, quavering, retailing, sales campaign,
sales promotion, salesmanship, selling, sellout, shaking, shaky,
shikar, shooting, snuffling, soft sell, sport, sporting, stalking,
stifled, still hunt, strangled, thick, throaty, tremulous, twangy,
velar, venery, wholesaling
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