Definitions for "Hackney"
Keywords:  trite, coach, breed, hire, pony
A horse for riding or driving; a nag; a pony.
A horse or pony kept for hire.
A carriage kept for hire; a hack; a hackney coach.
Hackney was a parish in the ancient county of Middlesex. The parish church of St John-at-Hackney, was built in 1789, replacing the nearby former 16th century parish church dedicated to St Augustine (pulled down in 1798). The original tower of that church was retained to hold the bells until the new church could be strengthened, the bells were finally removed to the new St John's in 1854.
Hackney was a two seat constituency in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom created under the Representation of the People Act, 1867 and reformed under the Redistribution of Seats Act, 1885 as Hackney North, Hackney Central and Hackney South.
Keywords:  stepping, front, movement, high
High-stepping front movement.