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Definition of hoc

"hoc" is probably misspelled. Trying hock instead Definition of hock

1. hock [ v ] leave as a guarantee in return for money
Examples: "pawn your grandfather's gold watch"

Used in print:

(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)

I raised some kale by hocking the good clothes I had left_over from my respectable uptown life , but when that was gone I did n't have a cent .

Synonyms hock soak pawn Related Terms consign commerce pawn

2. hock [ n ] any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage)

Synonyms rhennish hock rhenish Rhine_wine Related Terms white_wine Riesling liebfraumilch UK

3. hock [ v ] disable by cutting the hock

Synonyms hock Related Terms disable

4. Hock [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 9230

Synonyms Hock

5. hock [ n ] tarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; corresponds to the human ankle

Synonyms hock Related Terms joint hind_leg ungulate

Rhymes with

hock hollyhock

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