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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hawk v. i. [imp. & p. p. Hawked p. pr. & vb. n. Hawking.]
 1. To catch, or attempt to catch, birds by means of hawks trained for the purpose, and let loose on the prey; to practice falconry.
    A falconer Henry is, when Emma hawks.   --Prior.
 2. To make an attack while on the wing; to soar and strike like a hawk; -- generally with at; as, to hawk at flies.
 A falcon, towering in her pride of place,
 Was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Hawking
      n 1: English theoretical physicist (born in 1942) [syn: Stephen
           Hawking, Stephen William Hawking]
      2: the act of selling goods for a living [syn: vending, peddling,
          vendition]