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hock

HOCK, n. The joint of an animal between the knee and the fetlock.

1. A part of the thigh.

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HOCK, n. The joint of an animal between the knee and the fetlock.

1. A part of the thigh.

HOCK


HOCK, n.1 [Sax. hoh. See Hough.]

  1. The joint of an animal between the knee and the fetlock. Johnson.
  2. A part of the thigh.

HOCK, n.2 [from Hochheim, in Germany.]

A sort of Rhenish wine; sometimes called hockamore. Mortimer.


Hock
  1. A Rhenish wine, of a light yellow color, either sparkling or still. The name is also given indiscriminately to all Rhenish wines.
  2. The joint in the hind limb of quadrupeds between the leg and shank, or tibia and tarsus, and corresponding to the ankle in man.

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  3. To disable by cutting the tendons of the hock; to hamstring; to hough.
  4. The popliteal space; the ham.
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Hock

HOCK, noun The joint of an animal between the knee and the fetlock.

1. A part of the thigh.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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stead

STEAD, STED, n. [G. See Stay.]

1. Place; in general.

Fly this fearful stead.

[In this sense not used.]

2. Place or room which another had or might have, noting substitution, replacing or filling the place of another, as, David died and Solomon reigned in his sted.

God hath appointed me another seed in stead of Abel, whom Cain slew. Genesis 4.

3. The frame on which a bed is laid.

Sallow the feet, the borders and the sted.

[But we never use this word by itself in this sense. We always use bedstead.]

To stand in sted, to be of use or great advantage.

The smallest act of charity shall stand us in great stead.

STEAD, STED, in names of places distant from a river or the sea, signifies place, as above; but in names of places situated on a river or harbor, it is from Sax. Stathe, border, bank, shore, Both words perhaps are from one root.

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