bock

noun
\ ˈbäk \

Definition of bock 

: a strong dark rich beer usually sold in the early spring

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Behind windows along the opposite wall, the brewery team readied tanks for German-style Oktoberfest, dunkel and bock beers to debut later this year. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Liter House restaurant brings German beer, food south of Broad Ripple," 11 July 2018 The vehicle was recovered in the 1400 bock of Burr Oak Drive and nothing was taken from the vehicle. Alexandra Kukulka, chicagotribune.com, "Police: 3 vehicles stolen in Glenview on the same day," 22 June 2018 Two other people were the victims of attempted armed carjackings last week on the 800 bock of Belleforte Avenue and the 1200 block of Columbian Avenue, police reported. Jennifer Johnson, chicagotribune.com, "Oak Park police: Man reading newspaper ordered out of car at gunpoint," 26 June 2018 The fire was reported about 11:45 a.m. at condos in the 1100 bock of Northwest 70th Court, near U.S. 169 and Northwest 68th Street. Lauren Fox And Robert A. Cronkleton, kansascity, "Firefighters battling a condo fire in Kansas City's Northland. No one injured in blaze," 18 June 2018 Police received reports of the shooting about 11 p.m. Jan. 17 in the 3900 bock of North Kensington Avenue. 2. Glenn E. Rice, Tony Rizzo, Joe Robertson, Robert A. Cronkleton And Ian Cummings, kansascity, "List of Kansas City area homicides in 2018 | The Kansas City Star," 28 Jan. 2018 Breakline Bock, Rip Current Brewing, San Marcos, German-style bock or maibock. Peter Rowe, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Winning the World: Local brewers take global honors," 10 May 2018 Held on a giant grassy field next to the brewery, the event also features live German Oompah music, and, of course, a ton of different bock beers available to try. Philly.com, "South Street Spring Festival, Fishtown Flea, Sly Fox Bock Fest and Goat Race, and other fun happenings, May 4-11," 2 May 2018 If yov were tryinj to read those lnies in a bock, that would gct very aiiiioying. Sam Kean, The Atlantic, "Artificial Intelligence Is Unlocking the Vatican's Secret Archives," 30 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of bock

1835, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bock

German, short for Bockbier, by shortening & alteration from Einbecker Bier, literally, beer from Einbeck, from Einbeck, Germany

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