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Huck = Hook??

Posted by Patty on June 01, 2000

In Reply to: Huck = Hook?? posted by Bruce Kahl on June 01, 2000

I've wondered if the work "huck" ever means to throw, or toss, or pitch??

I'm not sure why I think so. Some vague memory?

But if so, a "huckster" might be someone at a carnival or marketplace who "pitches" to potential customers.

Patty