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3 entries found for hock.
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Main Entry: 1hock
Pronunciation: primarystresshäk
Function: noun
Etymology: Old English homacrh "heel"
1 : the region in the hind limb of a four-footed animal (as the horse) that corresponds to the human ankle
2 : a small cut of meat from either the front or hind leg just above the foot especially of a pig <ham hocks>

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