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Meaning of "hackney cab" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HACKNEY CAB

hackney cab  [ˈhæknɪ kæb] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HACKNEY CAB

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hackney cab is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HACKNEY CAB MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hackney cab

Hackney carriage

A hackney or hackney carriage is a carriage or automobile for hire. A hackney of a more expensive or high class was called a remise. In England, the name hackney carriage today refers to a taxicab licensed by the Public Carriage Office in Greater London or by the local authority in other parts of Great Britain, or by the Department of the Environment in Northern Ireland. In the United States, the police department of the city of Boston has a Hackney Carriage Unit, analogous to taxicab regulators in other cities, that issues Hackney Carriage medallions to its taxi operators.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HACKNEY CAB


cab
kæb
kab
kæb
minicab
ˈmɪnɪˌkæb
pedicab
ˈpɛdɪˌkæb
scab
skæb
taxicab
ˈtæksɪkæb
vocab
ˈvəʊkæb

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HACKNEY CAB

hacking
hacking coat
hacking cough
hacking jacket
hackle
hackle fly
hackler
hackles
hacklet
hackly
Hackman
hackmatack
hackmen
hackney
hackneyed
hackneyism
hackneyman
hacksaw
hacktivist
hackwork

WORDS THAT END LIKE HACKNEY CAB

Arab
Bab
black cab
Checker cab
crab
dab
fab
gab
gipsy cab
grab
gypsy cab
hansom cab
kebab
lab
Punjab
radio cab
rehab
sab
slab
tab

Synonyms and antonyms of hackney cab in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hackney cab» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HACKNEY CAB

Find out the translation of hackney cab to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hackney cab from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hackney cab» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

哈克尼驾驶室
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hackney cab
570 millions of speakers

English

hackney cab
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हैकनी टैक्सी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هاكني أجرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

наемный кабины
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Hackney táxi
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হ্যাকি ক্যাব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fiacre cabine
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Teksi hackney
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Droschke
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ハックニーキャブ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

전세 택시
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hackney cab
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngựa taxi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஹாக்னி வண்டி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हॅन्नी टॅक्सी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Hackney taksi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

hackney cab
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Hackney kabina
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

найманий кабіни
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Hackney taxi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

hackney καμπίνα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Hackney taxi
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hackneyrörelser hytt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Hackney cab
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hackney cab

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HACKNEY CAB»

The term «hackney cab» is used very little and occupies the 177.394 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HACKNEY CAB» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hackney cab

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HACKNEY CAB»

Discover the use of hackney cab in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hackney cab and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Parliamentary Papers, House of Commons and Command
... driver - hackney-cab ditto stage-carriage - stage-omnibus - hackney -cab stage -carriage - ditto ditto ditto ditto ditto hackney-carriage stage-carriage - hackney- cab ditto stage-omnibus - hackney-cab hackney-carriage ditto hackney-cab ditto  ...
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, 1835
2
The Merriam-Webster New Book of Word Histories
cab In the 1800s there was an abundance of cabs, of the horsedrawn variety. Our word cab is short for cabriolet, a light two-wheeled one-horse carriage with a folding leather hood, without doors but with a tall partition, known as a dashboard , ...
‎1991
3
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of ...
On the trial, before Lord Campbell, C. J., at the Guildhall sittings after Michaelmas Term, 1855, it appeared that the plaintiff's sons, servant and luggage were taken as passengers and luggage in a hackney cab plying in the streets in London in ...
Thomas Flower Ellis, Colin Blackburn Baron Blackburn, 1862
4
The London Hackney Cab Faros and Distances
This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series.
Commissioner Of Police For The City Of L, 2010
5
The London Hackney Cab Fares and Distances
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
City Of London Police, 2010
6
Sketches
A hackney-cab has always been a hackney-cab, from his first entry into public life ; whereas a hackney-coach is a remnant of past gentility , a victim to fashion, a hanger-on of an old English family, wearing their arms , and, in days of yore, ...
Charles Dickens, 1843
7
Wheels: A Pictorial History
He took the roof seat from the Boulnois and the wooden apron from the hackney cab and added an idea, which seems to have originated with a Mr. Moore, in the form of wheels seven and a half feet high. This startling vehicle he actually built ...
‎2002
8
The Complete Works of Charles Dickens: Sketches by Boz
A hackney-cab has always been a hackney-cab, from his first entry into public life ; whereas a hackney-coach is a remnant of past gentility, a victim to fashion, a hanger-on of an old English family, wearing their arms, and, in days of yore, ...
Charles Dickens, 2009
9
Sketches by Boz, Vol. I ~ Paperbound ~ Paperbound
A hackney-cab has always been a hackney-cab, from his first entry into life ; whereas a hackney-coach is a remnant of past gentility, a victim to fashion, a hanger-on of an old English family, wearing their arms, and, in days of yore, escorted by ...
Dickens, Charles
10
Mr. Darcy's Dream: A Novel
Go and fetch me a hackney cab, and don't you dare let my father get wind of what I am about.” “A hackney cab? Go alone in a hackney cab? And where to, may I ask?” “You may not.” “It's more than my place is worth. Sir Giles would scalp me, ...
Elizabeth Aston, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HACKNEY CAB»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hackney cab is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Uber-kill? Taking the new BMW i3 for a spin with car share scheme …
That said, DriveNow is as cheap as a hackney cab or Uber for short trips, and the flat-out fun of driving the i3 is reason enough to sign up. «Hackney Citizen, Jul 15»
2
The wow factor
The borough hopes the town centre display, an iconic Hackney cab design, will “fare well” with the judges as they attempt to take home the ... «Oldham Chronicle, Jul 15»
3
Police appeal after man, 29, is assaulted in Fairfield
“In particular we would like to trace and speak to the driver of the hackney cab that dropped this man off as they may have information vital to ... «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
4
Walton pensioner attack: Police want to speak to this man after OAP …
At the time of the assault, the offender was putting shopping bags into the boot of a Hackney cab on Salop Street, but ran off in the direction of ... «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
5
Man suffers serious facial injuries in vicious Northern Quarter attack
... when the man, his partner and another couple left the popular bar at around 3.10am on June 6, and tried to get into a black Hackney cab. «Manchester Evening News, Jul 15»
6
East Lancashire 'taxi drivers are being attacked every weekend'
In 2011 five men attacked a 43-year-old Hackney cab driver from the rank at Burnley bus station, in 2010 a gang attacked three different taxi ... «Lancashire Telegraph, Jul 15»
7
Anti-drug police arrest eight men during pre-planned swoop on the …
... Staffordshire and Cheshire after officers stopped three vehicles - a Vauxhall Insignia, a Renault Laguna and a Hackney cab - on Friday night. «Mirror.co.uk, Jun 15»
8
How Norfolk and Suffolk police used far-reaching snooping laws …
•Spying on a private hire vehicle to establish whether it was trying to operate as a hackney cab without having a licence. •Giving people who ... «Norfolk Eastern Daily Press, Jun 15»
9
Decision date set for CCTV in Rotherham taxis
A letter representing 52 Hackney cab drivers said the changes could 'put a lot of drivers out of jobs.' Dynamic Dart Advertisement. The victims ... «Sheffield Telegraph, Jun 15»
10
Abuse victims and drivers clash over CCTV plan for Rotherham taxis
A letter representing 52 Hackney cab drivers said the changes could put 'a lot of drivers out of jobs' and individuals should be able to choose ... «The Star, Jun 15»

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