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howk

(haʊk)
vb
Scot to dig (out or up)
[C17: from earlier holk]

howk


Past participle: howked
Gerund: howking

Imperative
howk
howk
Present
I howk
you howk
he/she/it howks
we howk
you howk
they howk
Preterite
I howked
you howked
he/she/it howked
we howked
you howked
they howked
Present Continuous
I am howking
you are howking
he/she/it is howking
we are howking
you are howking
they are howking
Present Perfect
I have howked
you have howked
he/she/it has howked
we have howked
you have howked
they have howked
Past Continuous
I was howking
you were howking
he/she/it was howking
we were howking
you were howking
they were howking
Past Perfect
I had howked
you had howked
he/she/it had howked
we had howked
you had howked
they had howked
Future
I will howk
you will howk
he/she/it will howk
we will howk
you will howk
they will howk
Future Perfect
I will have howked
you will have howked
he/she/it will have howked
we will have howked
you will have howked
they will have howked
Future Continuous
I will be howking
you will be howking
he/she/it will be howking
we will be howking
you will be howking
they will be howking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been howking
you have been howking
he/she/it has been howking
we have been howking
you have been howking
they have been howking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been howking
you will have been howking
he/she/it will have been howking
we will have been howking
you will have been howking
they will have been howking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been howking
you had been howking
he/she/it had been howking
we had been howking
you had been howking
they had been howking
Conditional
I would howk
you would howk
he/she/it would howk
we would howk
you would howk
they would howk
Past Conditional
I would have howked
you would have howked
he/she/it would have howked
we would have howked
you would have howked
they would have howked
References in periodicals archive ?
The film opens with a powerful quote by Stephen Howking that says, "The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.
The women were planting the tatties and neeps and howking them from the ground while the men were ploughing the fields.
You wouldn't sit in a room full of strangers howking your nose, so please don't think you can do it without censure, even if you are on a trunk road.
Children learn about poor men - fighting the wars, howking out coal in pits miles below the Earth's surface, humping cargoes along the docks, riveting the hulls of ships - or hunching, jobless and hungry, on street corners.
He is the son of a postman and a factory worker and once said: "My ancestors were digging roads or howking coal.
The Beechgrove Garden Lesley Watson, left, hangs up her purple wellies for the last time after 16 years of howking tatties and protecting marigolds from frosts.
Spare a thought for the people who came from the west of Ireland to harvest Scotland's potato crop - the backbreaking work of howking them out of the ground - from the 19th century to the early 1980s.
As a boy, who had quickly appreciated the realities of life, he strengthened his legs by walking in heavy collier's boots, thus respecting his father and devoted admirer, who had fed the family by howking coal from the pits in Lanarkshire.
In a pub toilet in Motherwell, I remember watching a pal making a beeline for the door right after howking up his zip.
Jackie also had a wee pop at yours truly for not howking out even more sharks from the murky waters of the racing game.
For the first time in my life, I was howking like a pro.
Close-ups of a scalpel- wielding surgeon howking away under a woman's skin - for all the world like a starving terrier retrieving a buried bone - is not my idea of late-night telly.