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Definition of Hawk

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Singing Sing"ing, a. & n. from Sing, v. Singing bird. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Popularly, any bird that sings; a song bird. (b) Specifically, any one of the Oscines. Singing book, a book containing music for singing; a book of tunes. Singing falcon or hawk. (Zo["o]l.) See Chanting falcon, under Chanting. Singing fish (Zo["o]l.), a California toadfish (Porichthys porosissimus). Singing flame (Acoustics), a flame, as of hydrogen or coal gas, burning within a tube and so adjusted as to set the air within the tube in vibration, causing sound. The apparatus is called also chemical harmonicon. Singing master, a man who teaches vocal music. Singing school, a school in which persons are instructed in singing.
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Hawk Hawk, n. (Masonry) A small board, with a handle on the under side, to hold mortar. Hawk boy, an attendant on a plasterer to supply him with mortar.
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Hawk Hawk, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Hawked; 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 practice falconry. 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. --Dryden. A falcon, towering in her pride of place, Was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed. --Shak.
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Hawk Hawk, v. i. [W. hochi.] To clear the throat with an audible sound by forcing an expiratory current of air through the narrow passage between the depressed soft palate and the root of the tongue, thus aiding in the removal of foreign substances.
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Hawk Hawk, v. t. To raise by hawking, as phlegm.
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Hawk Hawk, n. [W. hoch.] An effort to force up phlegm from the throat, accompanied with noise.
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Hawk Hawk, v. t. [Akin to D. hauker a hawker, G. h["o]ken, h["o]cken, to higgle, to retail, h["o]ke, h["o]ker, a higgler, huckster. See Huckster.] To offer for sale by outcry in the street; to carry (merchandise) about from place to place for sale; to peddle; as, to hawk goods or pamphlets. His works were hawked in every street. --Swift.

Meaning of Hawk from wikipedia

- Hawks are birds of prey of the family Accipitridae. They are very widely distributed and are found on all continents except Antarctica. The subfamily...
- The Raytheon MIM-23 HAWK ("Homing All the Way Killer") is an American medium-range surface-to-air missile. It was designed to be a much more mobile counterpart...
- Anthony Frank Hawk (born May 12, 1968), nicknamed Birdman, is an American professional skateboarder, entrepreneur and the owner of the skateboard company...
- The BAE Systems Hawk is a British single-engine, jet-powered advanced trainer aircraft. It was first known as the Hawker Siddeley Hawk, and subsequently...
- The Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk is a four-blade, twin-engine, medium-lift utility military helicopter manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft. Sikorsky submitted...
- The Hawk Tuah Girl was the subject of a viral TikTok video posted in 2024, in which during an interview Haliey Welch (/ˈheɪli/; born 2002 or 2003) gained...
- Hudson Riley Hawk (born December 6, 1992) is an American professional skateboarder. He is the son of Tony Hawk. Unlike his father, who is known for his...
- hawk include: big blue darter, chicken hawk, flying cross, hen hawk, quail hawk, striker, and swift hawk. Many of the names applied to Cooper's hawks...
- A tarantula hawk is a spider wasp (Pompilidae) that preys on tarantulas. Tarantula hawks belong to any of the many species in the genera Pepsis and Hemipepsis...
- In politics, the terms war hawk and hawk are used to describe a person who favours starting armed conflicts or escalating ongoing ones instead of attempting...