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hock

noun uk   /hɒk/ us    /hɑːk/

hock noun (MONEY)

in hock in debt: The company's entire assets are now in hock to the banks. Possessions that are in hock are pawned (= left temporarily with a person in exchange for an amount of money that must be paid back after a limited time to prevent the thing from being sold): Most of her jewellery is in hock.

hock noun (ANIMAL)

[C] the middle joint in the back leg of an animal such as a horse [C] mainly US the meat on the lower leg of an animal: ham hocks

hock noun (WINE)

[U] mainly UK a type of white wine from Germany

hock

verb [T] uk   /hɒk/ us    /hɑːk/ informal
to sell something that you hope to buy back later because you need money now: She had to hock her wedding ring.
Traducciones de “hock”
en español corvejón…
en francés jarret…
en alemán das Fesselgelenk…
en chino (tradicionál) 酒, 霍克酒(一種德國白葡萄酒)…
en chino (simplificado) 酒, 霍克酒(一种德国白葡萄酒)…
(Definition of hock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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