Translation of hackney in Spanish:

hackney

Pronunciation: /ˈhækni/

n (pl -neys)

  • 1 [Equ] 1.1 (horse for riding) caballo (m) de silla
    More 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 (f)
  • 2hackney (cab) hackney carriage 2

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