Meaning of hock
- the joint in the hind leg of a horse, cow, etc., above the fetlock joint, corresponding anatomically to the ankle in humans. See diag. under
- a corresponding joint in a fowl.
- to hamstring.
— n. Chiefly Brit.
- any white Rhine wine.
- the state of being deposited or held as security; pawn: She was forced to put her good jewelry in hock.
- the condition of owing; debt: After the loan was paid, he was finally out of hock.
- hock (Thesaurus)