1. [ verb ] leave as a guarantee in return for money
Synonyms: soak pawn

"pawn your grandfather's gold watch"

Related terms: consign commerce pawn
2. [ noun ] (food) any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage)
Synonyms: rhennish rhenish Rhine_wine
Related terms: white_wine Riesling liebfraumilch UK
3. [ verb ] disable by cutting the hock
Related terms: disable
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 9230
5. [ noun ] (anatomy) tarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; corresponds to the human ankle
Related terms: joint hind_leg ungulate
Similar spelling:   Houck