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Hawick

noun
  1. a town in SE Scotland, in S central Scottish Borders: knitwear industry. Pop: 14 573 (2001)
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Historical Examples of hawick

  • We are to start, if possible, on Friday, and sleep at Hawick the first night.

    Out in the Forty-Five

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • I have not left Abbotscliff yet, and here I am coming to Hawick.

    Out in the Forty-Five

    Emily Sarah Holt

  • The ancient family-seat of the Lairds of Buccleuch, near Hawick.

  • Hawick, a burgh of ancient renown, was the centre of these crimes.

  • The ancient family-seat of the lairds of Buccleuch, near Hawick.