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Mohock

[moh-hok] /ˈmoʊ hɒk/
noun
1.
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.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; variant of Mohawk
Related forms
Mohockism, noun
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Mohock

/ˈməʊhɒk/
noun
1.
(in 18th-century London) one of a group of aristocratic ruffians, who attacked people in the streets at night
Word Origin
C18: variant of Mohawk1
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