- Rhymes: -ʌkə(ɹ)
hucker (plural huckers)
- Someone who hucks (any meaning)
- A trade ship.
1765, John Barrow, A Collection Of Authentic, Useful, and Entertaining Voyages and Discoveries:
- Captain Spanberg, who was appointed commander of one of the vessels in this expedition, gave orders for two vessels to be built at that place, one a hucker, called Michael the Archangel, the other a double shallop, named the Hope.
2012, Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, The Voyage of the Vega Round Asia and Europe, ISBN 1108049842, page 198:
- For these Captain Spangberg ordered a hucker, the Erkeengeln Michael, and a double sloop, the Nadeschda, to be built at Okotsk, the old vessel Gabriel being at the same time repaired for the same purpose.