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verb as in pawn

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Example Sentences

A man like Ti, my informant explains, buys jewels whenever he is in the money, to sell or hock when times are hard.

Attorneys for Hock and Jah could not be reached for comment.

According to court documents, Hock flatly denies the allegations.

When Hock emerged from jail uninjured, both he and Strazzullo poured forth to the press.

Hock, the source says, was the aggressor who clocked Casiraghi first.

A pedantic fellow called for a bottle of hock at a tavern, which the waiter, not hearing distinctly, asked him to repeat.

If they liked to take a glass of hock with their tobacco, there was a bottle ready from the cellars of Johannisberg.

He nodded to me as though we had parted the day before, and ordered a chop and a small hock.

They clicked their heels and kissed her hand and drank her health many times in good hock.

Each leg will thus supply a comfortable Wellington, in which the point of the hock has become the heel.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hock, such as: borrow, pledge, and give security.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.