Definition of Hookeys
1. hookey [n] - See also: hookey
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hookeys
Literary usage of Hookeys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History and Antiquities of Boston: And the Villages of Skirbeck by Pishey Thompson (1856)
"A small plantation of trees; used so in 1435. SAXON, holt. hookeys.—" By the hookeys:" an unmeaning adjuration, supposed to have Holler. ..."
2. Examples of Printed Folk-lore Concerning Lincolnshire by Eliza Gutch, Mabel Peacock (1908)
"hookeys.—' By the hockeys ' : an unmeaning adjuration, supposed to have reference to the fairies.—THOMPSON, p. 710. GOBLIN NAMES. Bogie, Boggle-bo. ..."