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forehock

Line breaks: fore|hock
Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːhɒk
 
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Definition of forehock in English:

noun

British
A foreleg cut of pork or bacon.
Example sentences
  • Gammon is the leanest but costs more, while collar and forehock are more economical.
  • Theoretical studies on the frequency content of the forehocks compared to the main and after shocks have been inconclusive.
  • I shall also be boring and traditional and do a forehock with loads of cider gravy on Xmas Eve, to supply the ham for Boxing Day cold cuts.

Words that rhyme with forehock

hollyhockspatchcock

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