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hock:

see winewine,
alcoholic beverage made by the fermentation of the juice of the grape. Wine is so ancient that its origin is unknown. The earliest archaeological evidence of winemaking dates to 8,000 years ago, and wine is mentioned in early Egyptian inscriptions and in the literature of
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hock

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1. the joint at the tarsus of a horse or similar animal, pointing backwards and corresponding to the human ankle
2. the corresponding joint in domestic fowl

hock

2
1. any of several white wines from the German Rhine
2. (not in technical usage) any dry white wine
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Animal welfare investigators claim 37% of 215 Marks & Spencer Oakham chickens and 35% of 377 Sainsbury's own-brand chickens they inspected had hock burns.
Hock served a two-year suspension for taking cocaine while at Wigan in 2009 and has been banned more times than any other player in the Super League era.
Put the ham hock in a large saucepan, cover it with cold water and bring to the boil.
hock ham Smoked TERRINE Makes one terrine Ingredients 4 large smoked ham hocks 2 large carrots, peeled 3 sticks of celery, peeled 1 bunch of parsley, finely chopped 2 tbsp of whole grain mustard 6 slices of Ayrshire ham (thin)
The most common other use for ham hock, particularly in restaurants, is to use it in a pressed terrine, which makes a fantastic starter with toast and piccalilli or chutney.
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England declined to elaborate on the circumstances but, Hock admitted he broke an alcohol ban imposed until after Saturday's opening World Cup match against Australia.
Capped hock is usually common in equines because of the constant kicking in the stall (Adams, 1974).
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18 January 2011 - Malaysian financial services group OSK Holdings Berhad (KUL:OSK) has enrolled U Chen Hock for the top executive role at its wholly-owned unit, OSK Investment Bank, local media reported today.
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