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hak nee

  • n  a carriage for hire
  • n  a compact breed of harness horse

  • Purchased last spring by Miss Jean Browne Scott, of Manhattan, he lately beat Charm, famed hackney, at the Olympia show in England, thus becoming the champion English hackney .
  • He had neither the training nor the heart for the prancing and posturing of a high-stepping hackney.
  • With characteristic naivet he dispatched a follower to hire his army transportsplain hackney cabs, which never arrived.
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  • A Band Called Deathdocuments a group ahead of its time
    When the casket closed at David Hackney’s funeral in 2000, it was a dramatic moment for his two brothers and musical partners in the Detroit band Death.
    June 24, 2013 - The Oakland Press
  • You Can Buy A Beer With Bitcoin At This British Pub
    Bitcoin has its first British boozer. The Pembury Tavern in Hackney, east London – as well as its sister pubs in Cambridge, Norwich and Peterborough – are now accepting the virtual currency .
    June 23, 2013 - Business Insider
  • Oroville Man Leads Police on Chase by Car and Foot
    OROVILLE - Just before 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, an Oroville resident led police on a chase by car, then by foot, before eventually getting caught by a K-9 police dog. According to Oroville Police, Michael D. Hackney, 47, was driving …
    June 22, 2013 - FOX40 Sacramento

  • Leona Lewis in Digital Spy
    I'm really excited to be playing my first full show in the UK at the Hackney Empire in front of the people who have helped me to get where I am today,Lewis said in a statement. "No-one has heard any of my new material yet so I really want...
  • Mike Easley in Wilmington Morning Star
    Speaker Hackney was right and correct, and in a position to know that Rep. Wright should resign,Easley said in response to a question at a Tuesday morning press conference on hurricane season preparations.
  • Mike Zafirovski in CNNMoney.com
    Joel Hackney is a high-energy, results-oriented leader with a proven track record of leading and growing businesses. He is widely recognized for operational excellence and speed of execution,said Zafirovski. "Joel is absolutely the right...

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