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noun plural hoki
  1. an edible saltwater fish, Macruronus novaezeelandiae, of southern New Zealand waters
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Historical Examples

  • Hoki; Some of the uses of hoki have been inserted under the adverbs.

    Grammar of the New Zealand language (2nd edition)

    Robert Maunsell

  • Even an old blunderbuss like Hoki no Kami could not shake this influence.

  • The mere fact of her constant interference in the public affairs irritated Hoki no Kami beyond measure.

  • They carried the day; to the great indignation of Hoki no Kami, and of an assistance he never dreamed of.

  • The list was carefully gone over with the minister for the month, Hoki no Kami.