How to use Hock in a sentence
When she recognized the deer hock in her hand, she dropped it.
Her fingers explored the leg, feeling for a hock to make sure it wasn't a hind leg.
He brought me a deer hock.
The top bone is the os calcis, or hock bone, to which the tendon Achilles is attached.
The joint between the femur and tibia, corresponding to the knee of man, is called the " stifle-joint "; that between the tibia and tarsus, corresponding to the ankle of man, the " hock."Advertisement
A gland and tuft are present on the skin of the outer side of the upper part of the hind cannon-bone; but, unlike American deer, there is no gland on the inner side of the hock.
This is one of the few deer in which there are glands neither on the hock nor on the skin covering the cannon-bone.
In the latter district is produced a white wine from the Riessling grape, which is commonly known in the United Kingdom as Bucellas Hock.
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.Advertisement
Knocking down the past to build a big-box emporium to hock their mass produced modern design wares.
Fixed-price, six-course " tasting " menu changes daily; sample roulade of duck foie gras and ham hock with pickled red cabbage.
I particularly liked the sound of black pudding in a poivre sauce, and smoked ham hock in apricot sauce.
Yesterday I found he'd been mugged again overnight and now has lovely swollen hock!
If using a ham hock, remove hock and take off skin, then dice meat and return to soup.Advertisement
Fry the pork, bacon and ham hock chunks in batches and brown on all sides.
One such idea is to re-enact medieval banquets, serving dishes such as wild boar, quail, pork hock and lamb shank.
I am a freelancer and need ad hock child care as the days I work very considerably.
Paul chose smoked ham hock, rabbit and fois gras terrine, which came with delicious homemade piccalilli.
Bog spavin is excessive fluid in the largest of the hock joints.Advertisement
The hackney should also possess good hock action, as distinguished from mere fetlock action, the propelling power depending upon the efficiency of the former.