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Meaning of hawk

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

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

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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