Hough
Hough \Hough\, n. Same as {Hock}, a joint. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hough — may refer to;The term for hamstringing or severing the Achilles tendon of an animal, particularly to disable warrior animals such as an enemy s chariot horses.In the Scots language, hough or haugh refers to the leg or shin of an animal, from… …   Wikipedia

  • Hough — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: David Hough (1753–1831), US amerikanischer Politiker John Hough (* 1941), britischer Regisseur Lauren Hough (* 1977), US amerikanische Springreiterin Stephen Hough (* 1961), britischer Pianist Sydney… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hough — hough·er; hough·ma·gan·dy; hough; …   English syllables

  • Hough — Hough, v. t. To cut with a hoe. [Obs.] Johnson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hough — Hough, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Houghed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Houghing}.] Same as {Hock}, to hamstring. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hough — Hough, n. [Cf. D. hak. Cf. {Hack}.] An adz; a hoe. [Obs.] Bp. Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hough — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. En tant que patronyme André Hough (1983 ), joueur de rugby à XV sud africain. Jerry F. Hough (1935 ), politologue américain. John Hough (1941 ),… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hough — Hock Hock, Hough Hough, n. [ AS. h?h the heel; prob. akin to Icel. h[=a]sinn hock sinew, Dan. hasc, G. hechse, h[ a]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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hough — /hok/; Scot. /hokh/, n. 1. Scot. hock1 (defs. 1, 2). v.t. 2. Scot. to hamstring. v.i. 3. Brit. Dial. Obs. to clear the throat; hack. [1300 50; ME; see HOCK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hough — /huf/, n. Emerson, 1857 1923, U.S. novelist. * * * …   Universalium

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