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    hawk - Dictionary definition and meaning for word hawk

    Definition
    (noun) diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail Definition
    (noun) an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations
    Synonyms : war hawk
    Definition
    (noun) a square board with a handle underneath; used by masons to hold or carry mortar
    Synonyms : mortarboard
    Definition
    (verb) sell or offer for sale from place to place
    Synonyms : huckster , monger , peddle , pitch , vend
    Definition
    (verb) hunt with hawks
    Example Sentence
    • the tribes like to hawk in the desert
    Definition
    (verb) clear mucus or food from one's throat
    Synonyms : clear the throat
    Example Sentence
    • he cleared his throat before he started to speak
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