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Hock vs. Hork

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  • Hock (noun)

    A Rhenish wine, of a light yellow color, either sparkling or still, from the Hochheim region; often applied to all Rhenish wines.

  • Hock (noun)

    The tarsal joint of a digitigrade quadruped, such as a horse, pig or dog.

  • Hock (noun)

    Meat from that part of a food animal.

  • Hock (noun)

    Pawn, obligation as collateral for a loan.

    "He needed $750 to get his guitar out of hock at the pawnshop."

  • Hock (noun)

    Debt.

    "They were in hock to the bank for $35 million."

  • Hock (noun)

    Installment purchase.

  • Hock (noun)

    Prison.

  • Hock (noun)

    To cough heavily, esp. causing uvular frication.

  • Hock (noun)

    To cough while the vomit reflex is triggered; to gag.

  • Hock (verb)

    To disable by cutting the tendons of the hock; to hamstring; to hough.

  • Hock (verb)

    To leave with a pawnbroker as security for a loan.

  • Hock (verb)

    To bother; to pester; to annoy incessantly

  • Hork (verb)

    To foul up; to be occupied with difficulty, tangle, or unpleasantness; to be broken.

    "I downloaded the program, but something is horked and it won't load."

  • Hork (verb)

    To steal, especially petty theft or misnomer in jest.

    "Can I hork that code from you for my project?"

  • Hork (verb)

    To vomit, cough up.

  • Hork (verb)

    To throw.

    "Let's go hork pickles at people from the back row of the movie theatre."

  • Hork (verb)

    To eat hastily or greedily; to gobble.

    "I don't know what got into her, but she horked all those hoagies last night!"

  • Hork (verb)

    To move.

    "Go hork the kegs from out back."

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