So he made his feelings known by Hocking up a loogie that was far more accurate than any of his efforts during the game.
"Andrew Fairfax" is undoubtedly the story by which Mr. Hocking came into his own.
It's just Hocking it up;—what is fit, and what isn't, all together.
Hocking says that government is the means of assuring the individual that his achievements will be permanent.
What I have fruited and described as the Hocking may prove to be the same.
In the country, “Hocking” was often resorted to for raising church funds.
These tomes now rival the works of the brothers Hocking in the stationer's shop.
What he discovers in the next few years makes a typical Hocking Cornish adventure romance.
In 1861 a large body of birds were in Ohio roosting in the Hocking Hills, my first year out.
This striking story has all the fine qualities which have made Mr Hocking's novels so popular with his huge circle of readers.
"joint in the hind leg of a horse," mid-15c., earlier hockshin (late 14c.), from Old English hohsinu "sinew of the heel, Achilles' tendon," literally "heel sinew," from hoh "heel," from Proto-Germanic *hanhaz (cf. German Hachse "hock," Old English hæla "heel"), from PIE *kenk- (3) "heel, bend of the knee."
"Rhenish wine," 1620s, shortening of Hockamore, from German Hochheimer, "(wine) of Hochheim," town on the Main where wine was made; sense extended to German white wines in general.
"pawn, debt," 1859, American English, in hock, which meant both "in debt" and "in prison," from Dutch hok "jail, pen, doghouse, hutch, hovel." The verb is 1878, from the noun.
When one gambler is caught by another, smarter than himself, and is beat, then he is in hock. Men are only caught, or put in hock, on the race-tracks, or on the steamboats down South. ... Among thieves a man is in hock when he is in prison. [G.W. Matsell, "Vocabulum," 1859]
The state of pawn: I've got to get my typewriter out of hock
To pawn: I hocked my diamond ring (1878+)
[apparently fr Dutch hok, ''prison''; the earliest US use was in hock, ''in prison''; perhaps also fr the underworld phrase in hock, ''caught,'' fr the notion that one is taken ''by the heels,'' or hocks]
To pester; nag; chatter incessantly: whom my mother kept hocking my father to promote to director/ Stop already hocking us to be good/ with her hokking and her kvetching
[1940s+; fr Yiddish hok in the idiom hok a chynik, ''knock a teapot,'' meaning ''chatter constantly, talk foolishness,'' perhaps because such talking resembled the loud whacking of a pot]