Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [h'ɑk]
meaning of the word
pawn, soak, hock
leave as a guarantee in return for money; "pawn your grandfather's gold watch"
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.