Mohock

noun

Mo·​hock ˈmō-ˌhäk How to pronounce Mohock (audio)
: one of a gang of aristocratic ruffians who assaulted people in London streets in the early 18th century
Mohockism noun

Word History

Etymology

alteration of Mohawk

First Known Use

circa 1711, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Mohock was circa 1711

Dictionary Entries Near Mohock

Cite this Entry

“Mohock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mohock. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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