Definition for HAWK

HAWK, v.t. [Qu. G. hocken, to take on the back; höcken, to higgle; höcker, a huckster; or the root of L. auctio, auction, a sale by outcry. The root of the latter probably signified to cry out.]

To cry; to offer for sale by outcry in the street, or to sell by outcry; as, to hawk goods or pamphlets.

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