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in hock

adjective phrase

  1. Accepted for pawn; in a pawnshop
  2. In debt; mortgaged: We're deeply in hock to the bank (1883+)

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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