bock beer

[ bok ]
/ bɒk /


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

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Origin of bock beer

1855–60; < 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
Also called bock. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for bock (1 of 2)

/ (bok, bəʊk) /

verb, noun

a variant spelling of boke

British Dictionary definitions for bock (2 of 2)

bock beer


/ (bɒk) /


US and Canadian heavy dark strong beer
(in France) a light beer

Word Origin for bock beer

C19: from German Bock bier, literally: buck beer, name given through folk etymology to beer brewed in Einbeck, near Hanover
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