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hock

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verb

as in to pawn
to leave as a guarantee of repayment of a loan the prince had to hock the family jewels to pay his gambling debts

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“Hock.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hock. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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