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A chief petty officer (WWII Navy)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Never in this world can I force myself to believe that a hack-driver is in earnest in any thing short of his fare.

    The Land of Thor J. Ross Browne
  • Do not quarrel with a hack-driver about his fare, but pay him and dismiss him.

    Our Deportment John H. Young
  • He really added nothing to the testimony of the hack-driver and Bonelli.

    Waring's Peril Charles King
  • We walked for some little distance, reveling in this home vision, and then we came upon a church and a hack-driver, and presto!

    The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • To find an American judge playing assistant to a hack-driver was refreshing, and Colonel Fremantle thoroughly enjoyed it.

    From Manassas to Appomattox James Longstreet
  • The curiously scrutinizing look and odd smile of the hack-driver when she gave him the address did not tend to reassure her.

    Grandmother Elsie Martha Finley
  • The police got a clew through the hack-driver and rounded up the whole band.

  • You ought to be ashamed of yourself for making a person of my position behave so giddily in the presence of a hack-driver.

    The House of Martha Frank R. Stockton
  • The hack-driver could wait in front of a store or any place ten minutes and then he had to take another "fare."

    The Iron Ration George Abel Schreiner

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