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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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