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    hock

    hock - Dictionary definition and meaning for word hock

    Definition
    (noun) any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage)
    Synonyms : rhenish , rhine wine
    Definition
    (noun) tarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; corresponds to the human ankle
    Synonyms : hock-joint
    Definition
    (verb) leave as a guarantee in return for money
    Synonyms : pawn , soak
    Example Sentence
    • pawn your grandfather's gold watch
    Definition
    (verb) disable by cutting the hock
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