a town in SE Scotland, in S central Scottish Borders: knitwear industry. Pop: 14 573 (2001)
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How to use Hawick in a sentence
It may be that she did pay a flying visit to Hawick, but the chances are against her having made such a detour.
The same may be said of it that may be said of Teviot immediately below Hawick, or of Gala, and, alas!
Hawick, to the best of my knowledge, contains no objects of interest to the tourist who "picturesques it everywhere."
One very odd relic hard by Hawick is a mote, or huge tumulus, of the kind so common in Galloway.
So with a taste of sour ale in their mouths man and wife rode forth from Hawick the airt of Peel Fell.Border Ghost Stories | Howard Pease