hockle

hockle

(ˈhɒkəl)
vb (intr) , hockles, hockled or hockling
dialect Northumbrian to spit
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The charva knows who he or she is and advertises the fact by regularly using phrases like "nash" (which means move swiftly, "hockle" to spit, "double cush" for very good and "chaw" to steal.
As St James's Park is certainly a place of public entertainment the councillor might well have the law on his side but stopping football players from having a hockle is going to be like trying to stop a dog from cocking its leg.