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hock



Pronunciation: (hok), [key]
n.
1. the joint in the hind leg of a horse, cow, etc., above the fetlock joint, corresponding anatomically to the ankle in humans. See diag. under horse.
2. a corresponding joint in a fowl.

v.t.
to hamstring.

hock



Pronunciation: (hok), [key]
n. Chiefly Brit.
any white Rhine wine.

hock



Pronunciation: (hok), [key]
v.t.
pawn.

n.
1. the state of being deposited or held as security; pawn: She was forced to put her good jewelry in hock.
2. the condition of owing; debt: After the loan was paid, he was finally out of hock.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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