Emerson, 1857–1923, U.S. novelist.
another word for hock1
(hɒx). in Scotland, a cut of meat corresponding to shin
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.
[em-er-suh n] /ˈɛm ər sən/ noun 1. Ralph Waldo [wawl-doh,, wol-] /ˈwɔl doʊ,, ˈwɒl-/ (Show IPA), 1803–82, U.S. essayist and poet. /ˈɛməsən/ noun 1. Ralph Waldo. (rælf ˈwɔːldəʊ). 1803–82, US poet, essayist, and transcendentalist
[em-uh-ree, em-ree] /ˈɛm ə ri, ˈɛm ri/ noun 1. a granular mineral substance consisting typically of corundum mixed with magnetite or hematite, used powdered, crushed, or consolidated for grinding and polishing. [em-uh-ree, em-ree] /ˈɛm ə ri, ˈɛm ri/ noun 1. a male or female given name. /ˈɛmərɪ/ noun 1. n. “granular mixture used as an […]
noun 1. a small, stiff strip of paper or cardboard, coated with powdered emery, used in manicuring. noun 1. a strip of cardboard or wood with a rough surface of crushed emery, for filing one’s nails
noun 1. emery-coated cloth used as an abrasive.