hookey


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hookey

hooky [ˈhʊkɪ] N (esp US) to play hookeyhacer novillos, hacer pirola
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I'd made sure you'd played hookey and been a-swimming.
Whenever I got uncommon tired I played hookey, and the hiding I got next day done me good and cheered me up.
"You've played hookey the whole day," added the Shaggy Man, reproachfully.
An' once, on a Thursday, we dug a lot of clams together, an' played hookey Friday to peddle them.
'It was Walker, my sweet pet,' replied Miss Mowcher, 'and he came of a long line of Walkers, that I inherit all the Hookey estates from.'
Whiteway, Sutcliffe, Downs, Jenkins, Trapnell, Antle, Tilley, Hookey, Collins, Martin, Pinn
(16.) Melicharkova A, Flemming J, Vanner S, Hookey L.
Lots of love from grandchildren Emily & Lydia xxx HOOKEY FRANK Peacefully on October 16th in Piper Court Care Home, Frank aged 97 years, former ICI employee.
On television, she recounted her tales of serving with a North Korean military artillery unit and described how she used to bribe her teacher with cigarettes so that she could play hookey and sell illegal smuggled bottles of liquor for money, according to the (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/18/world/asia/north-korea-defector-lim-ji-hyun.html) New York Times Tuesday.
In contrast, Australian painter Gordon Hookey also expresses more directly his anger towards colonial oppression and the exploitation of Indigenous people, using loud colors on the monumental mural of his series, "Murriland."
Richard Hookey A French bulldog pup is costing me an arm and a leg.
(27.) Bielawska B, Day AG, Lieberman DA, Hookey LC.