Hockling
Hockle Hoc"kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hockled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hockling}.] [From 2d {Hock}.] 1. To hamstring; to hock; to hough. --Hanmer. [1913 Webster]

2. To mow, as stubble. --Mason. [1913 Webster]


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  • Hockle — Hoc kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hockled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hockling}.] [From 2d {Hock}.] 1. To hamstring; to hock; to hough. Hanmer. [1913 Webster] 2. To mow, as stubble. Mason. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hockled — Hockle Hoc kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hockled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hockling}.] [From 2d {Hock}.] 1. To hamstring; to hock; to hough. Hanmer. [1913 Webster] 2. To mow, as stubble. Mason. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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