(Huck"ster) n. [OE. hukstere, hukster, OD. heukster, D. heuker; akin to D. huiken to stoop,
bend, OD. huycken, huken, G. hocken, to squat, Icel. hka; the peddler being named from his stooping
under the load on his back. Cf. Hawk to offer for sale.]
1. A retailer of small articles, of provisions, and the like; a peddler; a hawker. Swift.
2. A mean, trickish fellow. Bp. Hall.
(Huck"ster), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Huckstered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Huckstering.] To deal in
small articles, or in petty bargains. Swift.
(Huck"ster*age) n. The business of a huckster; small dealing; peddling.
Ignoble huckster age of piddling tithes.Milton.
(Huck"ster*er) n. A huckster. Gladstone.
Those hucksterers or money- jobbers.Swift.
(Huck"stress) n. A female huckster.
(Hud) n. [Cf. Hood a covering.] A huck or hull, as of a nut. [Prov. Eng.] Wright.
(Hud"dle) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Huddled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Huddling ] [Cf. OE. hoderen, hodren,
to cover, keep, warm; perh. akin to OE. huden, hiden, to hide, E. hide, and orig. meaning, to get together