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Definition of Hock

Hock
Hock Hock, n. [So called from Hochheim, in Germany.] A Rhenish wine, of a light yellow color, either sparkling or still. The name is also given indiscriminately to all Rhenish wines.
Hock
Hock Hock, Hough Hough, n. [ AS. h?h the heel; prob. akin to Icel. h[=a]sinn hock sinew, Dan. hasc, G. hechse, h["a]chse, LG. hacke, D. hak; also to L. coxa hip (cf. Cuisses), Skr. kaksha armpit. [root]12. Cf. Heel.] 1. (a) The joint in the hind limb of quadrupeds between the leg and shank, or tibia and tarsus, and corresponding to the ankle in man. (b) A piece cut by butchers, esp. in pork, from either the front or hind leg, just above the foot. 2. The popliteal space; the ham.
Hock
Hock Hock, v. t. To disable by cutting the tendons of the hock; to hamstring; to hough.

Meaning of Hock from wikipedia

- Hock may refer to: Common meanings: Hock (wine), a type of wine Hock (anatomy), part of an animal's leg To leave an item with a pawnbroker People: Hock...
- A ham hock (or hough) or pork knuckle is the joint between the tibia/fibula and the metatarsals of the foot of a pig, where the foot was attached to the...
- Dee Ward Hock (born March 21, 1929) is the founder and former CEO of the Visa credit card ****ociation. In 1968, Hock was an official of a local bank in...
- The hock, or gambrel, is the joint between the tarsal bones and tibia of a digitigrade or unguligrade quadrupedal mammal, such as a horse, cat, or dog...
- Bernard Francis Hock (August 12, 1912 – August 18, 1999) was a table tennis "bat maker", considered a world-class pioneer in the design and fabrication...
- Adam Hock (born October 9, 1964) is an American businessman who has founded and co-founded several companies in the financial sector. He was married to...
- Hock is a British term for German white wine; sometimes it refers to white wine from the Rhine region (specifically Riesling) and sometimes to all German...
- Tan Hock Eng (Chinese: 陳福陽; pinyin: Chén Fúyáng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tân Hok-iâng; born 1951/1952 in Penang) is a Malaysian Chinese business executive and philanthropist...
- Cow-hocked (adj.) or cow hocks (n.) describes a defect in the conformation of four-legged animals, primarily of livestock and horses, but also of dogs...
- The ****ene process (****ene–phenol process, Hock process) is an industrial process for synthesizing phenol and acetone from benzene and propylene. The term...