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hack in Horses topic

hackhack2 /hæk/ noun [countable]  1 BOTCNa writer who does a lot of low-quality work, especially writing newspaper articles A Sunday newspaper hack uncovered the story.2 PGOan unimportant politician The meeting was attended by the usual old party hacks.3 a way of using a computer to get into someone else’s computer system without their permission4 American English informalBOTTC a taxi, or a taxi driver5 CUTan act of hitting something roughly with a cutting tool One more hack and the branch was off.6 HBAan old tired horse7 DSHa horse you can pay money to ride on8 British EnglishDSH a ride on a horse a long hack across the fields
Examples from the Corpus
hackLondon is, or was, a great refuge for hacks.The editor sent one of his hacks to interview the murderer's girlfriend.A group of hacks were huddled around the gates, waiting for her to emerge.It was heralded by more than one hack as being just another gadget.Before the election Davies was considered just a political hack.On our wish-list, needless to say, we would name only serious writers, rather than hacks or functionaries.the hacks who write TV moviesThe hacks need any crumb of information to help them have a stab at selecting their probable line-ups.