Definition of Hookeys

1. hookey [n] - See also: hookey



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hookeys

hookah
hookahs
hookas
hookbill
hookbills
hookean behaviour
hooked
hooked bone
hooked bundle of Russell
hooked fasciculus
hooked up
hookedness
hookers
hookey
hookeys (current term)
hookgun
hookguns
hookier
hookies
hookiest
hooking
hooking up
hookium
hookkeeper
hookkeepers
hookless
hooklet
hooklets
hooklike

Literary usage of Hookeys

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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. ..."

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