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1hock/ˈhɑːk/noun
pluralhocks
1hock
/ˈhɑːk/
noun
pluralhocks
Learner's definition of HOCK  
[count]
: a small piece of meat from the leg of a pig
: the part of the rear leg of a four-footed animal (such as a horse) that is like the human ankle
— see picture at horse
— compare 2hock4hock
2hock/ˈhɑːk/noun
2hock
/ˈhɑːk/
noun
Learner's definition of HOCK  
[noncount]informal
: the state of being in the possession of a pawnbroker
◊ An item that is in hock has been exchanged for money in an arrangement with a pawnbroker. If the money is returned, the item will be returned, or else the pawnbroker may sell it to someone else. When the item is returned it is out of hock.
: the state of owing money to someone or something
: debt
— compare 1hock4hock
3hock/ˈhɑːk/verb
hockshockedhocking
3hock
/ˈhɑːk/
verb
hockshockedhocking
Learner's definition of HOCK  
[+ object]
: to give (something that you own) to a pawnbroker in exchange for money: to put (something) in hock
4hock/ˈhɑːk/noun
pluralhocks
4hock
/ˈhɑːk/
noun
pluralhocks
Learner's definition of HOCK  
[count, noncount]British
: a type of German white wine
— compare 1hock2hock
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