Definition of Howked
1. howk [v] - See also: howk
Lexicographical Neighbors of Howked
howked (current term)
Literary usage of Howked
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1896)
""He's howked all the flowers up." Hoy. To throw. " Let's see wee'll (who will) hoy the far-est." Hunkers. Haunches. ' Sitting on the hunkers' means ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1890)
"... but Hallow E'en night had larned him to kape his own counsel ; and now ye might as soon have howked out a sacret from a snail in his shell. ..."
3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1862)
"But Tom did not know that ; and he pecked and howked the poor water things about sadly, till they were all ..."