from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who sells goods aggressively, especially by calling out.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A peddler, huckster, who travels about to sell easily transportable goods.
- n. A type of dragonfly pertaining to the Aeshnidae family.
- n. Someone who breeds and trains hawks and other falcons; a falconer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who sells wares by crying them in the street; hence, a peddler or a packman.
- intransitive v. To sell goods by outcry in the street.
- n. A falconer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who hawks, or pursues the sport of hawking; a falconer.
- n. A sloop-rigged vessel.
- n. One who offers goods for sale by outcry in the street; one who travels about selling small wares; a peddler; a packman.
- To play the hawker; peddle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who breeds and trains hawks and who follows the sport of falconry
- n. someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)
Middle English hauker, probably from Middle Low German höker, from hōken, to peddle, bend, bear on the back.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Probably from Medieval Low German hoker (Wiktionary)
hawk + -er. (Wiktionary)