Houghing
Hough Hough, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Houghed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Houghing}.] Same as {Hock}, to hamstring. [1913 Webster]

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  • houghing — n. lower part of the thigh; small cut of meat from the area just above the foot; cut of beef used in stew (Scottish food); hoe; adz v. hamstring; (British Slang) clear the throat; hack (Slang); cut with a hoe …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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

  • Houghed — 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

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