or bock

[ bok ]


  1. a strong, dark beer traditionally brewed in the fall and aged through the winter for consumption the following spring.


/ bok; bəʊk /


  1. a variant spelling of boke

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Bock1

First recorded in 1855–60; from German Bock, Bockbier literally, “buck beer,” perhaps by misdivision of Eimbecker Bier (as if ein Bockbier “one Bockbier”) beer of Eimbeck in Lower Saxony, Germany

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Example Sentences

Solomon recounts a recurring Socratic dialogue between Robbins and Stein, Bock, and Harnick.

Veterans of old and more recent wars crowded around the bar downing shots of Regal Crown Black, chased by Shiner Bock.

Bock: In Berlin I saved Jewish girls, who were to be sent to the concentration camp.

Bock says students usually notify his office of their wish for a deferral through June 1.

Semper and Bock believe that it had been a Chinese material long before it reached Europe.

Von Bock and myself—we were then fellow-pages—crept through the whole saloon in search of the garter.

I shall throw up the game, tender my resignation to the duke, and congratulate von Bock on his accession to the premiership.

The two principal kinds of double beer are the Bock-beer and the Salvator-beer.

The latter began his conversation with the remark: 'Allons boire un bock!'





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