Definition of Ham hock

1. Noun. A small cut of meat from the leg just above the foot.

Generic synonyms: Leg



Definition of Ham hock

1. Noun. The cut of meat at the joint between the leg and foot of a hog. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ham Hock

halwes
halyard
halyards
halysin
halysites
halzoun
ham
ham-and-egger
ham-fisted
ham-handed
ham-handedly
ham-sandwich
ham actor
ham and eggs
ham e-mail
ham hock (current term)
ham it up
ham radio
ham sandwich
ham up
hamachi
hamada
hamadas
hamadryad
hamadryades
hamadryads
hamadryas
hamadryases
hamal

Literary usage of Ham hock

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1. Manuals of Emergency Legislation: Supplement Dated December 31st, 1918, to by Great Britain (1918)
"Gammon Hock or ham hock with Shank Yf Trimmings without Bone... VI.1 Sheet Ribs ...' VII. Bones 0 The expression " Shoulder meat " shall include Picnics. ..."

2. A Dictionary for Primary Schools by Noah Webster (1838)
"... n. a thick headed nail. [nails. knee and fetlock. [string. Hock, Hock'-le, vt to ham- Hock, n. a kind of Rhenish ..."

3. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1905)
"he say, 'Done temp' him in vain wid a nice ham-hock. Mus' fin' some new kind er stum'lin'-block. ..."

4. French Short Stories by Douglas Labaree Buffum (1907)
"jarret, m. ham, hock, leg. jaser, v. to chatter, gossip. jaune, adj. and s. yellow. jaunir, v. to yellow, become yellow. je, conj. pr. I. Jean, John. ..."

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