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hooch

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noun \ˈhüch\

Definition of hooch

slang

  1. :  alcoholic liquor especially when inferior or illicitly made or obtained

Origin and Etymology of hooch

short for hoochinoo, a distilled liquor made by the Hoochinoo (Hutsnuwu) Indians, a Tlingit tribe


First Known Use: 1897


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hooch

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noun \ˈhüch\
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hootch

Definition of hooch

slang

  1. :  a usually thatched hut; broadly :  dwelling

Origin and Etymology of hooch

modification of Japanese uchi house


First Known Use: 1960


Hooch

biographical name \ˈhōḵ\
variants: or

Hoogh

play \ˈhōḵ\

Definition of Hooch

  1. Pieter de 1629–after 1684 Dutch painter



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