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.
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.
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.
Hock (Vienna, 1906).
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.
The hock joints.
He brought me a deer hock.
The action in trotting is generally low, but the bending of the knee and the flexing of the hock is smooth, free and true.
To; C. Hock, Kreta, iii.
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.
Lowest section of leg, below the knee or hock.
In the latter district is produced a white wine from the Riessling grape, which is commonly known in the United Kingdom as Bucellas Hock.
- 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.
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."
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.
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.
ham hock or bacon is salty enough.
hock thier wares.
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!
Over wide hock: The hocks are set wide apart and the toes turned in also known as bowed hocks.
If using a ham hock, remove hock and take off skin, then dice meat and return to soup.
hock burns ulcers or blisters.
hock terrine, and sticky toffee pudding.
hock boots the top strap holds the boot in place while the bottom strap is kept loose for ease of movement.
hock length tail, articulated all the way with a small kink at the end.
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.
The Sorcerer (1796) Trumpator (1782) hock should have Young Giantess (1790) Houghton Lass(1801) Sir Peter* (1784) plenty of bone, and Alexina (1788) Clinker (1805) Sir Peter* (1784) be strongly affixed Hyale (1797) to the leg, and Pewet (1786) Tandem (1773) Termagant show no signs of Eclipse (1764) Grecian Princess (x770) curb; the bones Highflyer (1774) below the hock Termagant Gohanna (1790) should be flat, and Catherine (1795) free from adhePaynator (1791) Sister to Zodiac sions; the liga - Sir Peter* (1784) Arethusa (1792) ments and tendons Pot-8-os (,773) well developed, and Prunella (1788) Whalebone* by Waxy* (1807) standing out from Gohanna mare Selim (1802) the bone; the joints Canary Bird (1806) well formed and Orville: (1799) Emily (r8,o) wide, yet without Harriett (1819) Pericles (1809) undue enlarge - Selim mare (1812) JWhalebone* (1807) Waxy* (1790) ment; the pasterns Penelope (1798) Gift(1818) Young Gohanna (,81o) (1808) and feet similar to (Sister to Grazier by Sir Peter* those of the fore: Winner of the St Leger.
Bog spavin is excessive fluid in the largest of the hock joints.
The hackney should also possess good hock action, as distinguished from mere fetlock action, the propelling power depending upon the efficiency of the former.
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