bock

bock beer

[bok]
noun
a strong, dark beer typically brewed in the fall and aged through the winter for consumption the following spring.
Also called bock.


Origin:
1855–60; < German Bock, Bockbier literally, buck beer, perhaps by misdivision of Eimbecker Bier (as if ein Bockbier one Bockbier) beer of Eimbeck in Lower Saxony, Germany

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bock (bok, bəʊk)
 
vb, —n
a variant spelling of boke

bock beer or bock (bɒk)
 
n
1.  (US), (Canadian) heavy dark strong beer
2.  (in France) a light beer
 
[C19: from German Bock bier, literally: buck beer, name given through folk etymology to beer brewed in Einbeck, near Hanover]
 
bock or bock
 
n
 
[C19: from German Bock bier, literally: buck beer, name given through folk etymology to beer brewed in Einbeck, near Hanover]

boke, (Scot) boak or (Scot) bock (bok, bəʊk, bok, bəʊk, bok, bəʊk)
 
vb
1.  to retch or vomit
 
n
2.  a retch; vomiting fit
 
[Middle English bolken; related to belch, German bölken to roar]
 
boak, (Scot) boak or (Scot) bock
 
vb
 
n
 
[Middle English bolken; related to belch, German bölken to roar]
 
bock, (Scot) boak or (Scot) bock
 
vb
 
n
 
[Middle English bolken; related to belch, German bölken to roar]

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bock
type of beer, 1856, from Ger. ambock, Bavarian dialectal pronunciation of Einbecker bier, from Einbeck, Hanover, where it was first brewed.
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