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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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Jock Wishart's team, sponsored by Aberdeen Standard Investment, have brought the boat the UK to make several record bids.
Jock joined the Black Watch in July 1939 before the start of the war and was based at Dover Castle.
It's been my priviledge in kennin the faimily throwe baith strands o the Scottish music scene bit lat's turn tae the beuk, aptly named as "Jock's Jocks" an fit preserv't him tae haud tae the typewriter, wirkin awa wi the ae finger yet nae leetin dab tae onyboby, nae even faimily.
scottish cup special facebook.com/TheScottishDailyRecord twitter.com/Daily_Record 11, 2019 Scott Sincs Saints in style." Jock served in Iraq, Kuwait and Bosnia.
"He was indeed a character, and as Mick Carr correctly states worked at Rolls Royce at Mountsorrel for many years." Eugene Russell, 88, also rang in saying that Jock lived in manor drive with his family.
Jock was one of two Rio Olympians on the five-man relay roster along with bronze medalist Clayton Murphy.
NBA or NHL athletes--as long as they were employed by a team for more than 10 days, were present in Tennessee, and eligible to participate in a game played in Tennessee--were subject to Tennessee's jock tax [Term.
After watching Moussa Dembele make history with the first Old Firm treble since 1984, the Celtic boss said: "I spoke about Jock in my team talk but there were two anniversaries today.
The jock said they had an argument and several men allegedly assaulted him on behalf of the woman.
Leader of the council Brendan Toomey called Jock an "inspirational" character.
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.