Mohock

noun
Mo·​hock | \ ˈmō-ˌhäk How to pronounce Mohock (audio) \

Definition of Mohock

: one of a gang of aristocratic ruffians who assaulted people in London streets in the early 18th century

Other Words from Mohock

Mohockism \ ˈmō-​ˌhä-​ˌki-​zəm How to pronounce Mohockism (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of Mohock

circa 1711, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mohock

alteration of Mohawk

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