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hackney

hack·ney

hackney

 
 
pronunciation:
haek ni
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: hackneys
definition 1: a horse suited for ordinary riding or driving.
definition 2: (often cap.) a horse of English breed with a high-stepping gait.
definition 3: a hired carriage or automobile; cab.
We stepped into the hackney and told the driver where we wanted to go.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: for hire; hired.
a hackney carriage