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hock:

see winewine,
alcoholic beverage made by the fermentation of the juice of the grape. So ancient that its origin is unknown, wine is mentioned in early Egyptian inscriptions and in the literature of many lands.
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hock

1
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
References in classic literature ?
Those on the hind feet he secured not only by tightening the draw strings but also rigged garters that fastened tightly around the legs above the hocks.
Michael was for growing restless at such searching examination, but Daughtry, in the midst of feeling out the lines and build of the thighs and hocks, paused and took Michael's tail in his magic fingers, exploring the muscles among which it rooted, pressing and prodding the adjacent spinal column from which it sprang, and twisting it about in a most daringly intimate way.
Gray has figured one specimen with very distinct zebra-like bars on the hocks.
But a two-year deal is thought to have been agreed in principle and the club has called a 4pm press conference where Hock is expected to sign.
RHB Banking Group announced the naming of U Chen Hock as its Head for Group Retail Banking effective Feb 1, 2015, and he would be leading the retail banking business in Malaysia and continue to oversee the group's retail banking business throughout the region.
ENGLAND forward Gareth Hock claims he has been harshly treated over his expulsion from the World Cup squad.
GARETH HOCK will get the chance to help take Wigan to the top of the Engage Super League today.
ARAN CONCERTO, a Grade 1 winner over hurdles and fences for Noel Meade, has been retired due to ongoing hock problems.
They have booked Johnathon Richard Hock, of Surprise, on suspicion of kidnapping, sexual assault and surreptitious photographing.
For the shredded ham hock: In pot, place ham hocks, onion, carrot,
WIGAN forward Gareth Hock will be given the chance to end a turbulent and traumatic year on a high after securing a place in England's World Cup team.
David Balch, Richard Pervo, Vernon Robbins, and Ronald Hock come to mind.