-ock

-ock

a native English suffix of nouns, used to form descriptive names (ruddock, lit., the red one) and diminutives (hillock ).

Origin:
Middle English -ok, Old English -oc, -uc

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-ock
 
suffix forming nouns
indicating smallness: hillock
 
[Old English -oc, -uc]

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