"hawking" in the noun sense
1. Hawking, Stephen Hawking, Stephen William Hawking
English theoretical physicist (born in 1942)
2. vending, peddling, hawking, vendition
the act of selling goods for a living
"hawking" 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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