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hacking

[ hak-ing ]
/ ˈhæk ɪŋ /
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noun
replacement of a single course of stonework by two or more lower courses.
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Origin of hacking

1400–50; late Middle English, in literal sense. See hack1, -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for hacking

hacking
/ (ˈhækɪŋ) /

adjective
(of a cough) harsh, dry, and spasmodic
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