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Definitions of hackney:

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: verb transitive

To wear out by constant use; make commonplace.

part of speech: adjective

Let out for hire; common or trite.

part of speech: past tense, past participle


part of speech: noun

A horse for general use, esp. for hire.

part of speech: adjective

See hack, a horse.

part of speech: noun

a horse kept for hire

part of speech: noun

A coach, or a horse, kept for hire; a nag.

part of speech: verb transitive

To carry in a hackney- coach: to use much: to make commonplace.

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