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Hock

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So called from Hockheim, on the Maine, where the best is supposed to be made. It used to be called hockamore (3 syl.).

“As unfit to bottle as old hockamore.”—Mortimer.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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