- hawks and doves,
- hawks, howard,
- hawksbill turtle,
- hawksmoor, nicholas,
Origin of hawkshaw
Examples from the Web for hawkshaw
"It is nigh eleven o'clock, Miss Kellett," said Mrs. Hawkshaw, as she met her on the stairs.Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2)|Charles James Lever
Is the eight pounds from Hawkshaw included in the thirty-nine pounds five shillings and twopence?
Hawkshaw and Le Coq immediately subsided, and the stranger went on.The Pursuit of the House-Boat|John Kendrick Bangs
Mr. Hawkshaw was not so drunk but he could recognise disaster when it hovered near.The Daughter of Anderson Crow|George Barr McCutcheon
I will have my other hundred pounds there, that is in Hawkshaw's hands.
"detective," U.S. slang, from name of the detective in "The Ticket-of-Leave Man," 1863 play by English dramatist Tom Taylor (1817-1880); it also was used in the comic strip "Hawkshaw the Detective" (1913-1947) by U.S. cartoonist Gus Mager (1878-1956). The surname is attested from late 13c., from a place name in Lancashire.