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hock2

 
pronunciation:
hak
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
phrases:
in hock
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hocks, hocking, hocked
definition: to leave (something) temporarily in exchange for money borrowed, until such time as the money is repaid; pawn.
similar words:
pawn
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the state of being pawned.
similar words:
pawn
phrase: in hock
derivation: hocker (n.)