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hocks

noun
plural of hock

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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hocks

verb
present tense third-person singular of hock

Synonyms & Antonyms of hocks (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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“Hocks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hocks. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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