Emerson hough

[huhf] /hʌf/

Emerson, 1857–1923, U.S. novelist.
another word for hock1
(hɒx). in Scotland, a cut of meat corresponding to shin
verb (transitive)
to hamstring (cattle, horses, etc)

to hamstring, i.e., sever the “tendon of Achilles” of the hinder legs of captured horses (Josh. 11:6; 2 Sam. 8:4; 1 Chr. 18:4), so as to render them useless.


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