Her fingers explored the leg, feeling for a hock to make sure it wasn't a hind leg.
When she recognized the deer hock in her hand, she dropped it.
C. Traub and C. Hock, Ber., 1884, 17, p. 2615).
The top bone is the os calcis, or hock bone, to which the tendon Achilles is attached.
Hock (Vienna, 1906).
Wiedemann, Agyptische Geschichte (1884), p. 258, and his edition of the second book of Herodotus (:890); on the Cretan, C. Hock, Kreta (1823-1829), and A.
This is one of the few deer in which there are glands neither on the hock nor on the skin covering the cannon-bone.
Which the curious generic term " hock " employed in England for Rhine wines is derived, is made in the vicinity of the little village of that name situated on the Main, a number of miles above the junction of the latter with the Rhine.
To; C. Hock, Kreta, iii.
- The horse (Equus caballus) is distinguished from the others by the long hairs of the tail being more abundant and growing quite or nearly from the base as well as the end and sides, and also by possessing a small bare callosity on the inner side of the hind leg, just below the "hock" or heel joint, in addition to the one on the inner side of the fore-arm above the carpus or " knee," common to all the genus.
Eclipse was a chestnut horse with a white blaze down his face; his off hind leg was white from the hock downwards, and he had black spots upon his rump-this peculiarity coming down to the present day in direct male descent.
The action in trotting is generally low, but the bending of the knee and the flexing of the hock is smooth, free and true.
The hackney should also possess good hock action, as distinguished from mere fetlock action, the propelling power depending upon the efficiency of the former.
The hock joints.