Meaning of HAWKER in English

hawker 1

/haw"keuhr/ , n.

a person who hunts with hawks or other birds of prey.

[ bef. 1000; ME; OE hafecere. See HAWK 1 , -ER 1 ]

hawker 2

/haw"keuhr/ , n.

a person who offers goods for sale by shouting his or her wares in the street or going from door to door; peddler.

[ 1375-1425; late ME haker retail dealer; akin to MD hac in same sense; cf. HUCKSTER ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .