hocker definition, hocker meaning | English dictionary

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hock  

[3]  
Informal     (chiefly U.S. and Canadian)  
      vb  
1    tr   to pawn or pledge  
      n  
2    the state of being in pawn (esp. in the phrase in hock)  
3    in hock  
a    in prison  
b    in debt  
     (C19: from Dutch hok prison, debt)  
  hocker      n  
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hock, hockey, havocker, hoer

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