(1) Diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
(2) A square board with a handle underneath; used by masons to hold or carry mortar
(3) An advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations
Clear mucus or food from one's throat
"He cleared his throat before he started to speak"
Hunt with hawks
"The tribes like to hawk in the desert"
(6) Sell or offer for sale from place to place
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- A diurnal predatory bird of the family Accipitridae.
- It is illegal to hunt hawks or other raptors in many parts of the world.
- An advocate of aggressive political positions.
- The hawks controlled the senate, so the Minister of War had few problems with his budget.
- A plasterer's tool, made of a flat surface with a handle below, used to hold an amount of plaster prior to application to the wall or ceiling being worked on: a mortarboard.
- To sell.
- The vendors were hawking their wares from little tables lining either side of the market square.
- To forcibly attempt to cough up (phlegm).
- Jim hawked up some spit and spat it on the sidewalk.
- To clear the throat loudly.
- Grandpa sat on the front porch, hawking and wheezing, as he packed his pipe with cheap tobacco.