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hackney

Pronunciation: /ˈhækni/

Translation of hackney in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -neys)

  • 1 [Riding] 1.1 (horse for riding) caballo (masculine) de silla
    Example sentences
    • As the hackney rolled forth the meaning of Caroline's answer registered in Charlotte's mind.
    • You'd feel for all the other taxi drivers and hackneys, particularly those working at night.
    • He said the only problem taxi drivers had with the proposed new code was the proposal that all taxis, hackneys and limousines be fitted with a front passenger swivel seat to facilitate entry and exit for people with reduced mobility.
    1.2 (breed) jaca (feminine)

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