A Rhenish wine, of a light yellow color, either sparkling or still. The name is also given indiscriminately to all Rhenish wines.
- The tarsal joint of the hind leg of a digitigrade quadruped, such as a horse, corresponding to the human ankle but bending in the opposite direction.
- A joint in the leg of a domestic fowl similar to the hock of a quadruped.
- A small cut of meat, especially ham, from the front or hind leg directly above the foot.
- To disable by cutting the tendons of the hock; hamstring.
- Chiefly British Rhine wine.
- To pawn: hock a diamond ring.
- The state of being pawned: put the diamonds in hock.
- The state of being in debt: thought we'd never get out of hock.