- a person who hunts with hawks or other birds of prey.
Origin of hawker1
- a person who offers goods for sale by shouting his or her wares in the street or going from door to door; peddler.
Origin of hawker2
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Contemporary Examples of hawker
Could it have taken her any longer to break up with that hawker of newspaper scandal, Carlisle?Family Feud: Which ‘Downton Abbey’ Sister Is the Best?
Caitlin Dickson, Kevin Fallon, Abby Haglage
January 9, 2013
Historical Examples of hawker
The third person who got out was a hawker from Gravesend well known to the porters.The Secret Agent
While they were fixing their tent, a hawker's van, drawn by four horses, drove up.
When everything was done to the satisfaction of the hawker, all hands were directed to the buggy.
A newspaper will pay half the expenses of a hawker, if he can read.
I could not reap the profits which I did as a hawker and pedlar.
- a person who travels from place to place selling goods
Word Origin for hawker
- a person who hunts with hawks, falcons, etc