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hock

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a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody
  • some lowlife who had been in and out of hock most of his adult life
Synonyms of hock

bastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, coop, guardroom, hold, hoosegow, jail, jailhouse, joint [slang], jug, lockup, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]

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hock

Synonyms and Antonyms of hock

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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