Definition of Howker

1. n. Same as Hooker.

Definition of Howker

1. Noun. (nautical) (alternative form of hooker) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Howker

1. small fishing-vessel [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Howker

howfed
howff
howffed
howffing
howffs
howfing
howfs
howieite
howitz
howitzer
howitzerlike
howitzers
howitzes
howk
howked
howker (current term)
howkers
howking
howks
howl
howl out
howled
howler
howler monkey
howler monkeys
howlers
howlet
howlets
howling
howling(a)

Literary usage of Howker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Brother Gardner's Lime-Kiln Club: Being the Regular Proceedings of the by M. Quad (1882)
"WILL Whalebone howker please step dis way?" inquired Brother Gardner in his ... Mr. howker had taken a seat on one of the back benches as if to escape ..."

2. George Fox's Journal by George Fox, Percy Livingstone Parker, William Robertson Nicoll (1903)
"Amongst those that came in this manner, old Preston's wife, of howker, was one. She used many abusive words, ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1870)
"Miss howker, quite the belle of the ball, and Miss MILLAU with her mother. I feel that many eyes are upon me, and eye-glasses too. ..."

4. Papers Illustrating the History of the Scots Brigade in the Service of the by James Ferguson, John Scot (1899)
"... with the approval of what he has done in chartering a howker to convey the Scots soldiers to Leith; but that, contrary to expectation, the owner of that ..."

5. Appalachia by Appalachian Mountain Club (1884)
"On Town Line Brook, which flows between the two divisions of howker Ridge, are Triple Falls, only a few steps from the road to the Glen, and often visited. ..."

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