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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

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1. any of several white wines from the German Rhine
2. (not in technical usage) any dry white wine
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Meanwhile Astute Missile, who suffered a broken hock in a Hove trial during his preparations for the Select Stakes in July, continues to please in his work, clocking 14.22sec (calc) for Hove's 240m on Monday in his first trial out of the boxes since his injury setback.
Astute Missile, who suffered a broken hock in a Hove trial during his preparations for the Select Stakes in July, was given a 240m handslip, while Droopys Acrobat won his twodog 285m trial in 16.50sec (going -25).
"Charlie Lister said Scottish champion Dorotas Woo Hoo, who hasn't raced since August, clocked 17.70sec at Nottingham last week and is due to trial over four bends there this week, while Towcester champion Astute Missile's recovery from a broken hock is going well.
DERBY winner Astute Missile, who suffered a broken hock in a trial during his preparations for the Select Stakes, received a tonic from the Greyhound Writers' Association who have voted him Greyhound of the Month for July, writes John Forbes.
Having just returned from another heart-breaking journey across the water, McKenna reported that his fast racer Hot Trend is "all strapped up and likely finished racing" following a suspected broken hock sustained in a Derby Trial Stake at Towcester on Saturday night.
He has a broken hock." The brilliant early pacer had won the Gain Select Stakes at Waterford last year and was just beaten in the Dublin Coach Juvenile Derby final.