gscole at ARK.SHIP.EDU
Thu Jul 11 18:48:47 UTC 2002
As someone who used to hawk vegetables in Wilmington, DE, I was aware of
the word in everyday usage. A search with Google returns about a dozen
hits on 'hawk vegetables'.
We were not hucksters, since the vegetables were grown on our farm. At
the time, city laws did not require us to have a license. MW 10th, #1,
defines a huckster as a hawker/peddler.
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