Hawker

Hawker may refer to:
* Hawker (dragonfly), a family of dragonflies in North America and Europe
* Hawker (trade), a single food stall or the occupation
* Hawker centre, an Asian open-air market of food stalls
* Hawker Aircraft, a British aircraft manufacturing company
* Hawker Siddeley, a British aircraft manufacturing company
* Hawker Beechcraft, a spin-off of Raytheon, including the former business jet assets of Hawker Siddeley
* Peddler
* Hawer (batteries), a subsidiary of EnerSys.Places
*Hawker, Australian Capital Territory, a suburb of Canberra
*Hawker, South Australia, in the Flinders Ranges
*Division of Hawker, an Electoral Division in South Australia

People
* Robert Stephen Hawker (1803–1875), Clergyman, writer and eccentric
* George Charles Hawker (1818–1895), South Australian politician and pastoralist
* Harry Hawker (1889–1921), founder of Hawker Aviation
* Lanoe George Hawker (VC, DSO) (1890–1916), World War I English fighter pilot
* Charles Hawker (1894–1938), Member of the Australian House of Representatives from 1929-1938
* David Hawker (b. 1949) member of the Australian House of Representatives since 1983
* Lesley Hawker, Canadian figure skater
* Lindsay Hawker, British holidaymaker murdered in Japan

ee also

* Hawking (disambiguation)


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  • Hawker — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Elizabeth Hawker (* 1976), britische Extremsportlerin Harry Hawker (1889–1921), australischer Flugpionier Lanoe Hawker (1890–1916), britischer Militärpilot Robert Stephen Hawker (1803–1975), britischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hawker — Siddeley Hawker Siddeley Aircraft est un constructeur aéronautique anglais fondé en 1935 en tant que holding des sociétés Hawker Aircraft (initialement fondée par Harry Hawker en 1912), Gloster Aircraft, Armstrong Whitworth et Armstrong Siddeley… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hawker — Hawk er (h[add]k [ e]r), n. One who sells wares by crying them in the street; hence, a peddler or a packman. Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hawker — Hawk er, v. i. To sell goods by outcry in the street. [Obs.] Hudibras. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hawker — Hawk er, n. [Cf. AS. hafecere. See 1st {Hawk}.] A falconer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hawker — (spr. Hahker), Edward, trat 1793 als Midshipman in englischen Seedienst, wurde 1804 Capitän, 1837 Rear , 1847 Vice u. 1858 wirklicher Admiral der Weißen Flagge, nahm 1858 seinen Abschied u. st. im Juni 1860 in hohem Alter in Brighton …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • hawker — index dealer, merchant, vendor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hawker — one who hunts with a hawk, O.E. hafocere; see HAWK (Cf. hawk) (n.) + ER (Cf. er) (1). For sense one who sells or peddles, see HAWK (Cf. hawk) (v.1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hawker — [n] peddler colporteur, costermonger, huckster, pitchperson, salesperson, seller, street seller, street vendor; concepts 347,348 …   New thesaurus

  • hawker — ► NOUN ▪ a person who travels about selling goods. ORIGIN probably from Low German or Dutch and related to HUCKSTER(Cf. ↑hucksterism) …   English terms dictionary

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