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