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 Hector (To).Hec’uba. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hectors.
 
Street bullies and brawlers who delighted in being as rude as possible, especially to women. Robbery was not their object, but simply to get talked about. (See HAWKUBITES.)   1
 


 Hector (To).Hec’uba. 

 
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