Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: hock
IPA transcription: [h'ɑk]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: pawn, soak, hock
    Meaning: leave as a guarantee in return for money; "pawn your grandfather's gold watch"
Usage examples
  • Splendid hock she had,--I wonder is there much of it left?"
  • The quails in aspic and the sparkling hock had evidently opened their hearts to one another.