hackney definition

  • noun:
    • A horse of a breed created in The united kingdomt, having a gait described as pronounced flexion for the leg.
    • A trotting horse suited for routine riding or driving; a hack.
    • A coach or carriage for hire.
    • a regular horse.
    • A carriage for hire or a cab.
    • A horse familiar with drive or drive.
    • A breed of English horse.
    • A horse for driving or driving; a nag; a pony.
    • A horse or pony kept for hire.
    • A carriage held for hire; a hack; a hackney advisor.
    • A hired drudge; a hireling; a prostitute.
    • A horse held for operating or operating; a pad; a nag.
    • A horse kept for hire; a horse a great deal made use of; a hack.
    • A coach or other carriage kept for hire. Also called hackney-coach.
    • someone used to drudgery; people prepared be hired for any drudgery or dirty work; a hireling.
    • A prostitute.
    • A payment in hire or like in hire.
    • particularly, a breed of horses which combines thoroughbred blood thereupon of this English shire horse or cart-horse and also that the indigenous Irish horse.
    • a concise breed of use horse
    • a carriage for hire
  • verb-transitive:
    • To cause to become banal and trite through overuse.
    • To hire completely; allow.
    • To spend on common or frequent usage, as a horse or carriage; to put on out in typical solution; to help make trite or commonplace.
    • to hold in a hackney advisor.
  • adjective:
    • Banal; trite.
    • Having been employed.
    • Offered for hire.
    • discrete for hire; devoted to typical usage; hence, much made use of; trite; mean
  • verb:
    • To make uninteresting or trite by regular usage.
    • to utilize as a hackney.
  • others:
    • let-out, employed, or done for hire; drudging; mercenary.
    • to put on, weary, or exhaust by regular or exorbitant usage, as a horse; therefore, to render used, trite, stale, etc., as by repetition.
    • To ride or drive as a hackney.

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