hackney


hackney
four-wheeled two-horse carriage

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  • Hackney — may refer to: Places named:* London Borough of Hackney, formed in 1965 ** Metropolitan Borough of Hackney, formed in 1900 and abolished in 1965 ** Hackney Central ** Hackney Central (ward), a political division of the Council ** Hackney College… …   Wikipedia

  • Hackney —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Hackney (cheval).  District londonien de Hackney Géographie Statut London borough …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hackney — hat folgende Bedeutungen: ein Stadtbezirk von London, siehe London Borough of Hackney Metropolitan Borough of Hackney, ehemaliger Stadtbezirk von London eine Pferderasse, siehe Hackney (Pferd) Hackney ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alan …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hackney's — is a popular Irish family restaurant and bar located in the Chicago suburbs and the city.HistoryThe restaurant began with the marriage of Jim and Kitz Masterson in 1939. The restaurant was located at the corner of Lake and Waukegan Road in… …   Wikipedia

  • Hackney — Hack ney, a. Let out for hire; devoted to common use; hence, much used; trite; mean; as, hackney coaches; hackney authors. Hackney tongue. Roscommon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hackney [2] — Hackney (Hackney coach [spr. Hakkni Kohtsch], vom englischen hackney, d.i. zur Miethe dienend), englische Miethkutsche, Fiacre …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hackney — Hack ney ( n[y^]), n.; pl. {Hackneys} ( n[i^]z). [OE. hakeney, hakenay; cf. F. haguen[ e]e a pacing horse, an ambling nag, OF. also haquen[ e]e, Sp. hacanea, OSp. facanea, D. hakkenei, also OF. haque horse, Sp. haca, OSp. faca; perh. akin to E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hackney — Hack ney, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hackneyed} ( n[i^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hackneying}.] 1. To devote to common or frequent use, as a horse or carriage; to wear out in common service; to make trite or commonplace; as, a hackneyed metaphor or quotation …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • *hackney — ● hackney nom masculin (anglais hackney, du nom propre) Race anglaise de chevaux trotteurs, encore appelée « trotteur de Norfolk » …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hackney — late 12c., from O.E. Hacan ieg Haca s Isle (or possibly Hook Island ), the isle element here meaning dry land in a marsh. Now well within London, it once was pastoral and horses apparently were kept there. Hence hackney small saddle horse let out …   Etymology dictionary

  • hackney — ► NOUN (pl. hackneys) chiefly historical 1) a light horse with a high stepping trot, used in harness. 2) a horse drawn vehicle kept for hire. ORIGIN probably from Hackney in East London, where horses were pastured …   English terms dictionary


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