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hock1

hock1

 
pronunciation:
hak
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the portion of the hind leg of a horse, cow, or the like that corresponds to the human ankle.
definition 2: a cut of meat consisting of such a portion of the leg of a pig or other animal.
similar words:
joint
definition 3: the analogous joint on the leg of a chicken, turkey, or other domestic fowl.
similar words:
joint
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hocked, hocking, hocks
definition: to cripple by cutting the tendons in the hock; hamstring.
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