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Definition of the noun hock
What does hock mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- hock: hocks
- Hock: Hocks
- any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage)
- region: Britain / Great Britain / U.K. / UK / United Kingdom / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
- lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
- synonyms of hock: Rhenish / Rhine wine
- more generic term: white wine = pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
- more specific words:
- tarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; corresponds to the human ankle
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of hock: hock-joint
- more generic words: articulatio / articulation / joint = the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton
- part of: hoofed mammal / ungulate = any of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically; hind leg = the back limb of a quadruped
Alternative definition of the noun hock
- A Rhenish wine, of a light yellow color, either sparkling or still, from the Hochheim region, but often applied to all Rhenish wines.
- The tarsal joint of a digitigrade quadruped, such as a horse, pig or dog.
- Meat from that part of a food animal.
Definition of the verb hock
What does hock mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: hocked | hocking | hocks
- leave as a guarantee in return for money
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Recipient] [Theme] They lent me a bicycle [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Recipient] [Theme] at / for / on [Asset] I leased him the car for $250 a month [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] I leased my house (to somebody) [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] for / at [Asset] He leased the car for $200 a week [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] to [Recipient] Brown presented a plaque to Jones | They lent a bicycle to me | We contributed our paycheck to her [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] to [Recipient] at / for / on [Asset] I leased the car to my friend for $5 a month [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] to [Recipient] He donated directly to JSP members | The bank lent to fewer customers
- domain: commerce / commercialism / mercantilism
- lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
- synonyms of hock: pawn / soak
- more generic words: charge / consign = give over to another for care or safekeeping
- disable by cutting the hock
Alternative definition of the verb hock
- [transitive] To disable by cutting the tendons of the hock; to hamstring; to hough.
- [transitive, colloquial] To leave with a pawnbroker as security for a loan.
- Hock is a fictional character from the 2012 film Lockout.
- Hock is a fictional character from the 2008 film All Roads Lead Home.
- Hock is a fictional character from the 1998 film That's the Way I Like It.
Hock is a British term for German white wine; sometimes it refers to white wine from the Rhine region and sometimes to all German white wine.
Phrases with Hock
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\Vhat is called a “sprung” hock is a very serious matter, and all thought of working the horse must be abandoned for a long time. It is an injury in which many of the smaller ligaments are affected, and inflammation of the covering of the bones is ...
Historical Linguistics (2014)
Problems and Perspectives by Charles Jones
of cot, Don, hock is an old one, going back to early English aw versus short o.
Containing the Art of Farriery in All Its Branches; with Whatever Relates to the Manage, and to the Knowledge, Breeding, Feeding, and Dieting of Horses ... by Thomas Wallis (surgeon.)
The hock is a part liable to hurts and strains, but we meet with many of them that are easily cured when taken in time, though they have been very much swelled, only with soaking them well with coolers and repellers: but when the ligaments ...
Medical Illuminations (2013)
Using Evidence, Visualization and Statistical Thinking to Improve Healthcare by Howard Wainer
Dee Hock is the founder and ...
40 5-Minute Jumping Fixes (2014)
Simple Solutions for Better Jumping Performance in No Time by Wendy Murdoch
The horse's hock is the equivalent of the human ankle. The calcaneous forms the point of the hock. The majority of motion occurs at the tarsocrural joint (between the tibia and ...
Animal Physiotherapy (2016)
Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Animals by Catherine McGowan, Lesley Goff
Tarsocrural and tarsometatarsal joint (hock) The hock is a composition of ...
by Equine Research
Illustration of the steps involved in surgically ankylosing the hock joint in the treatment . 9–29. Illustration of the steps involved in surgically ankylosing the hock joint in the treatment . 9–29. Illustration of the steps involved in ...
by Alan E. Comyns
resorcinol Hock. rubber, foam Dunlop, Talalay. rubber, natural Kaysam, Peachy, Vulcanization. rubber, synthetic Aldol, Alfin, Buna, GRS. rutile, synthetic See Ilmenite Beneficiate. silica AEROSIL, Cab-o-Sil, HAL ...
Including Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Swine and Poultry ... Facts Concerning the Various Breeds ... and General Care, and All Diseases to which They are Subject, the Causes, how to Know, and what to Do ... by J. Russell Manning
U — The tibia, or large, long bone between the hock and the stifle joint. V — The fibula, the small, long bone behind ...
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
HOCHHEIM, a small town in the duchy of Nassau, four miles from the Rhine, celebrated for the wine termed Hock. It stands on a small eminence occupied by vineyards finely exposed to the sun, and the best wine of the place is produced on a ...
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Scrabble value of H4O1C3K5
The value of this 4-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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