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Noun: hawking  ho-king
  1. The act of selling goods for a living
    - vending, peddling, vendition
Noun: Hawking
  1. English theoretical physicist (born in 1942)
    - Stephen Hawking, Stephen William Hawking
Verb: hawk  hok
  1. Sell or offer for sale from place to place
    "He had been told to hawk his papers elsewhere";
    - peddle, monger, huckster [N. Amer], vend, pitch
     
  2. Hunt with hawks
    "the tribes like to hawk in the desert"
     
  3. Clear mucus or food from one's throat
    - clear the throat, harrumph

Derived forms: hawkings

Type of: cough, deal, hunt, hunt down, marketing, merchandising, physicist, run, sell, selling, track down, trade

Encyclopedia: Hawking, Stephen William

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