noun see Mohock

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mohockism — mo·hock·ism …   English syllables

  • mohockism — ˌkizəm noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized : the practices of the Mohocks or behavior resembling that of the Mohocks …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mohock — Mohockism, n. /moh hok/, n. one of a group of aristocratic ruffians who attacked people at night on the streets of London in the early part of the 18th century. [1705 15; var. of MOHAWK] * * * …   Universalium

  • Mohock — noun Etymology: alteration of Mohawk Date: circa 1712 one of a gang of aristocratic ruffians who assaulted and otherwise maltreated people in London streets in the early 18th century • Mohockism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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