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Hocking (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Hocking

Houghing

A piece of cruelty practised by the butchers of Dublin, on soldiers, by cutting the tendon of Achilles; this has been by law made felony.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

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