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hucker

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EtymologyEdit

huck +‎ -er

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NounEdit

hucker (plural huckers)

  1. Someone who hucks (any meaning)
  2. 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.

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VerbEdit

hucker (preterite huckrä)

  1. neigh, of people and animals
  2. cry, whimper