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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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I recently paid PS600 to have set a badly broken hock of one of my dogs at Monmore, where there have been other instances of late.
PAT ROSNEY, who has forced his way into the top ten in the Trainers' Championship table with some brilliant results over the past couple of months, was brought crashing back to earth when one of his stars, Take The Crown, suffered a broken hock in the second semi-final of the Steel City Cup on Tuesday.
GUNNER JESSIE, who gave connections a fantastic highlight when winning a six-bend open at Kinsley on Gymcrack final night last month in front of the Sky Sports cameras, has been retired after suffering a broken hock at Sheffield, writes Jonathan Kay.
The story really is one of coming back from injury and shows that a broken hock doesn't have to be the end of a racing career.
COOLAVANNY BERT, third in last year's Derby final but who subsequently suffered a broken hock in his next race at Sunderland, has been given the all-clear to step up his rehabilitation from the injury despite a further setback during a recent trip to Ireland, writes Jonathan Kay.
It was a bad Saturday allround for Findlay with her Westmead Aouita suffering a broken hock at Crayford and Bush Standard finishing sore in the Tony Morris Memorial final at the Kent track.