Origin: altered by folk etym. (after hawk) < MLowG hoker, huckster (Du heuker, Ger höker) < hoken, to peddle, orig., to crouch (as with a burden) < IE base *keu-, to bend, stoop, arch > hobble, high
Origin: OE hafocere
See hawker in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English hauker
Origin: , probably from Middle Low German höker
Origin: , from hōken, to peddle, bend, bear on the back.
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