(n.) A Rhenish wine, of a light yellow color, either sparkling or still. The name is also given indiscriminately to all Rhenish wines.
(n.) Alt. of Hough
(v. t.) To disable by cutting the tendons of the hock; to hamstring; to hough.
(1) On the one hand, he has used it as an opportunity to paint Ukip as demonised by a media in hock to the politically correct establishment.
(2) Skin sensation was absent distal to the mid tibial or hock level.
(3) Direct arterial pressures were measured via cannulation of the dorsal pedal artery and were correlated with indirect measurements through an inflatable cuff placed over the dorsal pedal artery below the hock joint of the contralateral limb.
(4) "Management – ie me – are not in hock to Chris.
(5) We find Hocking sitting in her tiny, sparsely furnished apartment in Austin, Minnesota.
(6) A stick, 5 to 6 cm long, made of a glass capillary tube, or, aluminium foil, with ends bended as a hock, are weighted up to 0.001 g. Introduce one stick previously weighted in diluted plasma.
(7) Osteochondritis dissecans was often found bilaterally in the knee and hock joint and this was interpreted as an indication that osteochondritis dissecans is a manifestation of a generalized condition called osteochondrosis.
(8) Here Paul Gleeson and Ban-Hock Toh discuss how the identification of these gastric parietal cell autoantigens and the development of a mouse model of autoimmune gastritis have paved the way for an understanding of the pathogenesis of the gastric lesion.
(9) Trauma to the hock was known to have occurred in half the cases and was suspected in the others.
(10) Synovial fluids collected from hock joints of arthritic birds and peripheral blood leukocytes obtained from the birds with respiratory problems were used for virus isolation in embryonated chicken eggs, and Vero and BGM-70 cell cultures.
(11) The diagnosis, aetiology, pathogenesis and treatment of osteochondritis dissecans in the shoulder, elbow, stifle and hock joints of the dog is reviewed.
(12) An increased incidence of lesions of the navel, hocks, and nares was observed, but regression analyses showed them to be relatively unimportant in the determination of body weights.
(13) Results showed that in healed clinically and histologically noninflamed gingiva, the vascular morphology was established as a series of looped vessels which could readily be distinguished from the regular network of vessels described by Hock (1975) in marginal gingiva that had neither been inflamed nor resected.
(14) For him, "a world in which we are no longer burdened by debt, credit, hock, mortgage, HP, might not be a grievous loss but a deliverance … a more modest and more prudent way of living".
(15) Cartilage glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) were measured by a spectrophotometric assay in synovial fluid obtained from 30 normal bovine hock joints and 15 osteoarthritic human knee joints.
(16) Mladic is yet to appoint a defence lawyer and will spend the coming days meeting court officials and deciding how he wants to proceed, Hocking said.
(17) Cellulitis which extended from the coronet to above the carpus or hock was more severe and had a poorer prognosis than cellulitis distal to these joints.
(18) Seven lambs treated with one hindlimb bound to the body, with the hip fully flexed and the stifle and hock fully extended, were reared from the day after birth to about three months old, together with two untreated controls.
(19) The anatomy of the dorsal pouch of the proximal intertarsal joint (PIJ) and its communication with the tarsocrural joint (TCJ) was studied in 15 pairs of hocks from young and mature horses.
(20) The government dropped plans for legislation in the summer, prompting accusations that David Cameron was in hock to the tobacco lobby.
(n.) One who makes a business of lending money on the security of personal property pledged or deposited in his keeping.
(1) While the opening tranche of "tales" derive from the work of forgotten contemporary humorists, the pieces of London reportage that he began to contribute to the Morning Chronicle in autumn 1834 ("Gin Shops", "Shabby-Genteel People", "The Pawnbroker's Shop") are like nothing else in pre-Victorian journalism: bantering and hard-headed by turns, hectic and profuse, falling over themselves to convey every last detail of the metropolitan front-line from which Dickens sent back his dispatches.
(2) Higher risk firms include payday lenders, pawnbrokers, credit reference agencies and debt collectors.
(3) Parts of Britain have boarded-up high streets, pawnbrokers and food banks, he will say, describing "a Britain of stratospheric inequality, hopes denied for millions of our young people.
(4) Pawnbrokers and debt collectors also face close scrutiny.
(5) As he itemises the contents of the pawnbroker's shop ("a few old China cups; some modern vases, adorned with paltry paintings of three Spanish cavaliers playing three Spanish guitars; or a party of boors carousing: each boor with one leg painfully elevated in the air by way of expressing his perfect freedom and gaiety …") you sense that Dickens barely knows how to stop.
(6) Mumsnet chief executive Justine Roberts said: "Few of us can claim that we've never resorted to short-term debt in one form or another, but this pawnbroking promotional campaign risks exploiting the genuine anxiety of cash-strapped parents that we frequently see shared on the Mumsnet forums."
(7) In its 2012 annual report the Church says its "new policy on high interest rate lending extends the exclusion on investment in doorstep lending companies to cover companies engaged in payday loans and pawnbroking."
(8) Pawnbrokers Pawnbrokers are loath to crow about recession, but there is no doubt that all current economic trends are in their favour.
(9) Estates Gazette now says that was inaccurate, and that what its data does show is that leases for premises in its "negative clusters" category (which include bookies, pawnbrokers and charity shops) accounted for 9.1% of all high street property deals signed between July 2012 and June 2013, up from 4.1% of those signed in the 12 months to June 2008.
(10) Last week a "back to school" advertising campaign by a pawnbroker offering help with educational expenses was criticised as playing on the fears of anxious parents .
(11) There are eight payday loan shops, pawnbrokers and cheque cashers nestled between the pound shops and the hire purchase store, Brighthouse, and they all seem to be doing brisk business.
(12) Inside the Walnuts shopping centre in Orpington, Kent, the UK's largest pawnbroker, Harvey & Thompson, has situated one of its fleet of 60 purchasing carts (or "Gold Bars") to pick up bits and pieces from the passing trade.
(13) "I bought him Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment because I think that he needs to read about Raskolnikov killing the old woman pawnbroker," Kucherena said.
(14) Guolee is a parolee who served time for intimidating a witness and giving a pawnbroker false information, among other charges, court records show.
(15) Errol Damelin, chief executive of Wonga, is keen to portray his online, high-cost lending operation as a dynamic internet startup doing Britain a service – a far cry from the grubby payday lenders and pawnbrokers that now blight our high streets ( Wonga boss seeks due credit , 13 May).
(16) Elsewhere, pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond issued a profit warning, sending shares down 14.5p, or 5.3%, to 261.5p.
(17) The only thing that is holding back really spectacular growth is the image of pawnbrokers.
(18) Croydon is not one of London's poorest boroughs but it has pockets of extreme poverty and its town centre has boarded-up shops, a branch of pawnbroker Albermarle & Bond and other signs of austerity UK.
(19) Shops hit ranged from pawnbrokers and cobblers to a travel agent.
(20) However, these rates were still far lower than those from jewellers and pawnbrokers.