HACK'NEY, n.1. A pad; a nag; a pony.2. A horse kept for hire; a horse much used.3. A coach or other carriage kept for hire, and often exposed in the streets of cities. The word is sometimes contracted to hack.4. Any thing much used or used in common; a hireling; a prostitute.
HACK'NEY, a. Let out for hire; devoted to common use; as a hackney-coach.1. Prostitute; vicious for hire.2. Much used; common; trite; as a hackney author or remark.
HACK'NEY, v.t. To use much; to practice in one thing; to make
trite.1. To carry in a hackney-coach.