- In high dudgeon
Furiously, resentfully, as in He stormed out in high dudgeon. This term is the only surviving use of the word dudgeon, whose origin has been lost. [ c. 1600 ]
- In hock
adjective phrase Related Terms hock1
[in hohk sig-noh wing-keys; English in hok sig-noh vin-seez] /ɪn ˈhoʊk ˈsɪg noʊ ˈwɪŋ keɪs; English ɪn ˈhɒk ˈsɪg noʊ ˈvɪn siz/ Latin. 1. in this sign shalt thou conquer: motto used by Constantine the Great, from his vision, before battle, of a cross bearing these words.
[in-hohl-ding] /ˈɪnˌhoʊl dɪŋ/ noun 1. a tract of land under private ownership within a national park.