HyperDic: hock

English > 4 senses of the word hock:
NOUNfoodhock, Rhine wine, Rhenishany of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany ('hock' is British usage)
animalhock, hock-jointtarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals
VERBpossessionhock, pawn, soakleave as a guarantee in return for money
bodyhockdisable by cutting the hock
hock > pronunciation
Soundshhaa'k
Rhymesaftershock ... woodcock: 87 rhymes with aak...
English > hock: 4 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningAny of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany ('hock' is British usage).
SynonymsRhine wine, Rhenish
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
NarrowerRieslingfragrant dry or sweet white wine from the Rhine valley or a similar wine from California
liebfraumilchA sweetened Rhenish wine (especially one from Hesse in western Germany)
Broaderwhite winepale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
English > hock: 4 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaningtarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; corresponds to the human ankle.
Synonymhock-joint
Part ofhind legThe back limb of a quadruped
ungulate, hoofed mammalAny of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically
Broaderjoint, articulation, articulatio(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion / motion)
Spanishcorvejón
Verbshockleave as a guarantee in return for money
English > hock: 4 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningLeave as a guarantee in return for money.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymspawn, soak
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
Broaderconsign, chargeGive over to another for care or safekeeping
Spanishempeñar
Catalanempenyorar
Nounshocktarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals
English > hock: 4 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningdisable by cutting the hock.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderdisable, invalid, incapacitate, handicapinjure permanently
Spanishcortar el corvejón

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