noun, plural hack·neys.
verb (used with object)
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Origin of hackney
OTHER WORDS FROM hackneyhack·ney·ism, noun
Words nearby hackney
Definition for hackney (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for hackney
Mitshel Ibrahim and the staff at Ombra in Hackney have spent the year responding not just to government mandates, but the needs of its customers in real time through corona-time
Situated in hipster Hackney, the Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History opens to the public on Wednesday.Dodo Bones and Kylie’s Poo: Inside London’s Strangest New Museum|Liza Foreman|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A rather wonderful tribute to Joan Rivers greeted commuters at Hackney Wick Overground station in London this morning.
Commuters at Hackney Wick greeted by fond tribute to the late comedienne.
Like Hackney, Taylor Bickford has mostly worked to get Republicans elected.
“We are involved in a super PAC trying to help [Republican Senate contender] Dan Sullivan beat Mark Begich,” says Hackney.
Edward sent him to London, 'fettered on a hackney,' to undergo the same barbarous death as his heroic brother.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
The old days of comfortable hackney-carriages in hundreds about the Manila streets, at 50 cents Mex.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The word in former times meant merely a hackney, or horse adapted for the road.
So my wife and I took leave of my Ladies, and home by a hackney-coach, the easiest that ever I met with, and so to bed.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
He hailed a hackney cab on its way to a neighboring stand, and jumped into it with an air of affected indifference.At the Sign of the Cat and Racket|Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for hackney (1 of 2)
- a coach or carriage that is for hire
- (as modifier)a hackney carriage