hookey


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hookey

hooky [ˈhʊkɪ] N (esp US) to play hookeyhacer novillos, hacer pirola
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Whenever I got uncommon tired I played hookey, and the hiding I got next day done me good and cheered me up.
I'd made sure you'd played hookey and been a-swimming.
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.
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.
Shop stewards Maurice Pinkney, Frank Hookey, Denis Bloom |and Dave Hyslop are honoured for serving their union.
A small portion of both choirs played hookey and slept in with a little shopping in Rome in mind.
The 69-year-old is charged with harassing Christopher Hookey and Brian White.
The program has also served as the launch pad for some of Australia s brightest musical talents including Jessica Mauboy (2003), Neda (2009), Harry Hookey (2010) and Melody Pool (2012).
you should get them out of the cramped house so they won't know, as they will one day, what you're up to in your remodeled bathroom it's true that the fresh air in the backyard is good for the growing body but what about the eternal soul that grows in the darkness, dark as a well, one finds in a theater, embossed by silvery images flickering on screens larger than life and when you grow old (because we all grow old) they won't hate you they won't criticize you in anything but hushed voices after dinner or after drinking too many pink cocktails they won't know they'll be in some glamorous country, the French Riviera, perhaps, a seaside town they first saw on a dull Saturday afternoon or playing hookey
Cooper played five seasons in the Ontario Hookey League.
BAJHANG, April 24 -- Try as the government might in its enrolment campaign across the country to enhance the number of schoolgoing children, children in nearly four dozen schools in Bajhang district are busy playing hookey since mid-June last.