/ (ˈhɒkˌtaɪd) /
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British history a former festival celebrated on the second Monday and Tuesday after Easter
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Word Origin for Hocktide
C15: from hock-, hoke- (of unknown origin) + tide 1
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How to use Hocktide in a sentence
Hocktide is a stirring time in this little town of less than three thousand inhabitants.The Bath Road|Charles G. (Charles George) Harper