Like hackney, Taylor Bickford has mostly worked to get Republicans elected.
With roots reaching back to the 1890s, this hackney institution has it all, from fruit to fashion to tchotchkes galore.
A bathroom floor in hackney embraced me like a womb, and now whenever I am dislodged from comfort my focus falls there.
A rather wonderful tribute to Joan Rivers greeted commuters at hackney Wick Overground station in London this morning.
Commuters at hackney Wick greeted by fond tribute to the late comedienne.
One day Sydney Smith came home with two hackney coaches full of pictures, which he had picked up at an auction.
I hailed the first hackney carriage I met and drove to my rooms.
After the execution Dangerfield was put into a hackney coach and was taken back to prison.
Then Sir Percivale mounted upon that hackney, and rode as fast as he might.
Before I could tell him what a vulgar document it looked like, two more dirty strangers put me into a hackney coach.
late 12c., from Old English Hacan ieg "Haca's Isle" (or possibly "Hook Island"), the "isle" element here meaning dry land in a marsh. Now well within London, it once was pastoral and horses apparently were kept there. Hence hackney "small saddle horse let out for hire" (c.1300), with subsequent deterioration of sense (see hack (n.2)). And cf. French haquenée "ambling nag," an English loan-word.