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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hock.
 
So called from Hockheim, on the Maine, where the best is supposed to be made. It used to be called hockamore (3 syl.).   1
        “As unfit to bottle as old hockamore.”—Mortimer.
 


 Hobson’s Choice.Hock Cart. 

 
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