Hawcubite

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

Hawcubite (plural Hawcubites)

  1. (historical) A member of a street gang in London, England, circa 1700.
  2. (by extension) A ruffian or bully.

References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989