Definition of Howks
1. howk [v] - See also: howk
Lexicographical Neighbors of Howks
howks (current term)
Literary usage of Howks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of Swanzey, New Hampshire, from 1734 to 1890 by Benjamin Read (1892)
"Jnn. 6, 188D. Children : Albert Webster, b. Aug. 12, 185-1. Ella Emeline, b. Oct. b, 1860; m. Leonard O. Boyce of Keene. Fred A., b. Oct. 6, 1866. howks. ..."
2. Lakeland Words: A Collection of Dialect Words and Phrases, as Used in by B. Kirkby (1898)
"howks—A disease amongst cattle and swine, followed in• howks—A gristly substance that grows over the eyes of a the former case by sudden death unless the ..."
3. The Life and Work of Sir William Van Horne by Walter Vaughan (1920)
"To this offer his young friend and rival succumbed, and the book was triumphantly borne to the Van Home cottage the day before the howks' departure. ..."
4. Appalachia by Appalachian Mountain Club (1904)
"Monday night two parties were afield, — six at the Hut, eight at the Perch, while four made the ascent of Madison by " the howks," two of whom returned to ..."
5. The Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1897)
"He howks the graves, and transforms the quiet worms, busy on a single poor peaceable body, into winged serpents that disorder sky and earth with a deadly ..."