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hock

noun

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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

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hock

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of hock (Entry 2 of 2)

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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The first known use of hock was in 1540

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“Hock.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hock. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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