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hack•ney



Pronunciation: (hak'nē), [key]
n., pl. -neys,
adj., v.


n.
1. Also called hackney coach. a carriage or coach for hire; cab.
2. a trotting horse used for drawing a light carriage or the like.
3. a horse used for ordinary riding or driving.
4. (cap.) one of an English breed of horses having a high-stepping gait.

adj.
let out, employed, or done for hire.

v.t.
1. to make trite, common, or stale by frequent use.
2. to use as a hackney.

Hack•ney



Pronunciation: (hak'nē), [key]
n.
a borough of Greater London, England. 206,200.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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