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(of a young hawk) given partial liberty but not yet allowed to hunt for itself.
- ‘For a hawk at hack, food is often tied to the hack board to discourage her from forming the habit of carrying.’
- ‘To be at hack is to be in the state of partial liberty in which eyas hawks are kept before being trained, not being allowed to prey for themselves.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.