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hough

noun \ˈhäḵ, ˈhōḵ\

Definition of hough

plural

-s

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  hock

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Origin and Etymology of hough

Middle English hoch, hough


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hough

transitive verb \"\

Definition of hough

-ed/-ing/-s

now chiefly Scottish

  1. :  hamstring thou shalt hough their horses, and burn their chariots — Joshua 11:6 (Authorized Version)

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Origin and Etymology of hough

Middle English houghen, from hough, noun


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