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jock

(1)
A programmer who is characterised by large and somewhat brute-force programs.

jock

(2)
When modified by another noun, describes a specialist in some particular computing area. The compounds "compiler jock" and "systems jock" seem to be the best-established examples.

jock

A slang term for a fighter pilot. The term is possibly derived from “jockey” or “jockstraps,” since those who wear the latter are usually athletic, manly, and rugged.
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Music producer Jock, originally from Knightswood, Glasgow, claims he is one of the oldest ever Scots songwriters.
Wee Bud says: "Big Jock was a coach first and foremost and was good at what he did.
It was given to him for his 88th birthday in 1962 and was named Jock after one of his private secretaries, Sir John 'Jock' Colville who gave him the pet.
After the bombing of Coventry Cathedral in 1940, Jock bound two huge lengths of burned oak roof timbers into the shape of a cross.
JOCK flopped on a bus seat next to a priest, his tie stained, face plastered with lipstick, and a bottle of whisky sticking out of his pocket.
JOCK the pit pony walked out of a mine and into the history books back in February 1975.
Dr Simon Palfreeman, a 54-year old Australian pathologist, believes his son Jock (23), who was convicted on December 2 2009 of the murder of Andrei Monov and the wounding of Antoan Zahariev, is the victim of a miscarriage of justice.
Kathleen Miller, a research scientist at UB's Research Institute on Addictions, says that the differences between the jock identity and the athlete identity might have implications for health-risk behaviour.
Jock is looking forward to two blissful summer months helping out at his grandfather's 13-hole golf complex, but his oddball family members have plans of their own.
Admiral Sir Jock Slater is stepping down at the end of 2008 after four years at the helm.
Jock Scott and Willie Middlemas were making their way home from Rothbury Mart.
IT is still very hard to accept that today marks the 21st anniversary of the death of a Scottish legend, Jock Stein.