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hickey

[′hik·ē]
(electricity)
A threaded coupling for attaching an electrical fixture to an outlet box, used when wires from the fixture come out of the end of a stem on the fixture, rather than through an opening in the side of the stem.
(graphic arts)
A spot or imperfection in a printed item caused by dirt, dried ink membrane, or such.

hickey, hicky

hickey, 2
1. A threaded fitting for mounting a lighting fixture in an outlet box, or on a stud or pipe.
2. A tool for bending conduit or pipe.
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After her experience in Atlanta, Hickey will graduate from CAES in May and hopes to pursue a career where she can merge her passions for agricultural policy and agricultural marketing.
Mr Justice Maurice Kay said in his ruling in April last year that the deduction for saved living expenses for the 18 years that Vincent and Michael Hickey spent in jail was wrong in law and should be quashed.
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A nondenominational fundamentalist Christian, Hickey has spent much of his time studying the Bible, leading Bible studies and ministering at a small church in Eugene.