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hock in Drink topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhockhock1 /hɒk $ hɑːk/ noun  1 [uncountable] British EnglishDFD a German white wine a glass of hock2 in hock3 [countable]DFF a piece of meat from above the foot of a pig pork hocks4 [countable]HBA the middle joint of an animal’s back leg
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hockham hocksThis stiffness prevents the horse from bending and bringing his hocks underneath him.The horse finds balance by bringing his hocks underneath him and also uses this means for brakes and acceleration.The horse must be taught to lower his head and find balance on his hocks.Finding Balance Often a horse will try to find his balance by holding his head high rather than finding balance on his hocks.She turned Midnight on his hocks and went away at a canter.I could always get another horn out of hock and Esmonde stayed open to I.0 a.m.The grass was lush green and came up to the st'lyan's hocks.If during the examination the vet is concerned about the hocks, for example, I say to feel free to take more.