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Hoik vs. Hock

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Hoiknoun

A wild hook shot played without style.

Hocknoun

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

Hoiknoun

(NZ) Sputum.

Hocknoun

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

Hoikverb

(cricket) To play such a shot.

Hocknoun

Meat from that part of a food animal.

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Hoikverb

To lift (a heavy object) carelessly; hoist.

Hocknoun

Pawn, obligation as collateral for a loan.

‘He needed $750 to get his guitar out of hock at the pawnshop.’;

Hoikverb

To throw something out.

Hocknoun

Debt.

‘They were in hock to the bank for $35 million.’;

Hoikverb

(NZ) To spit.

Hocknoun

Installment purchase.

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Hocknoun

Prison.

Hocknoun

To cough heavily, esp. causing uvular frication.

Hocknoun

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

Hocknoun

To produce mucus from coughing or clearing one's throat.

Hockverb

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

Hockverb

To leave with a pawnbroker as security for a loan.

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Hockverb

(US) To bother; to pester; to annoy incessantly

Hocknoun

A Rhenish wine, of a light yellow color, either sparkling or still. The name is also given indiscriminately to all Rhenish wines.

Hocknoun

The joint in the hind limb of quadrupeds between the leg and shank, or tibia and tarsus, and corresponding to the ankle in man.

Hocknoun

The popliteal space; the ham.

Hocknoun

The state of having been pawned; usually preceded by in; as, all her jewelry is in hock.

Hocknoun

The state of being in debt; as, it took him two years to get out of hock.

Hockverb

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

Hockverb

To pawn; as, to hock one's jewelry.

Hocknoun

any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage)

Hocknoun

tarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; corresponds to the human ankle

Hockverb

leave as a guarantee in return for money;

‘pawn your grandfather's gold watch’;

Hockverb

disable by cutting the hock

Hocknoun

the joint in a quadruped's hind leg between the knee and the fetlock, the angle of which points backwards.

Hocknoun

a knuckle of meat, especially of pork or ham.

Hocknoun

a dry white wine from the German Rhineland.

Hocknoun

variant spelling of hawk

Hockverb

deposit (an object) with a pawnbroker as security for money lent.

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