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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Tarsal joint of the hind leg of hoofed mammals; Any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany v. - Leave as a guarantee in return for money (pawn).

Usage examples (31)
  • His troubles were crushingly prosaic: He was in hock — up to his ears.
  • In some places, the upper, meatier part of the hock is called the chamorro.
  • Being in hock to bad ideas means something different in Europe than in the U.S.
  • What part of we are bankrupt, broke and in hock to China don't they understand. for more
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