hough


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hock \Hock\, Hough \Hough\, n. [ AS. h?h the heel; prob. akin to
   Icel. h[=a]sinn hock sinew, Dan. hasc, G. hechse, h[aum]chse,
   LG. hacke, D. hak; also to L. coxa hip (cf. Cuisses), Skr.
   kaksha armpit. [root]12. Cf. Heel.]
   1.
      (a) The joint in the hind limb of quadrupeds between the
          leg and shank, or tibia and tarsus, and corresponding
          to the ankle in man.
      (b) A piece cut by butchers, esp. in pork, from either the
          front or hind leg, just above the foot.
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   2. The popliteal space; the ham.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hough \Hough\, n.
   Same as Hock, a joint.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hough \Hough\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Houghed; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Houghing.]
   Same as Hock, to hamstring.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hough \Hough\, n. [Cf. D. hak. Cf. Hack.]
   An adz; a hoe. [Obs.] --Bp. Stillingfleet.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Hough \Hough\, v. t.
   To cut with a hoe. [Obs.] --Johnson.
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