Origin of sickle-hocked
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How to use sickle-hocked in a sentence
Schools closed, the deficit ballooned, highways crumbled, jobs disappeared—I imagine ruby slippers were hocked.
The periodic agony that accompanies sickle cell was joined by the torment of persistent eye infections and repeated surgeries.
The communist part is no joke, either—his business card features a Soviet-style hammer and sickle in red.The Big Story Out of Herzliya Might Be About China and Israeli Drones|Eli Lake|March 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
France's Communist party has undergone a revolution and dropped the hammer and sickle from its membership cards.
Tester uses the word "cool" as often as a tween, and I lost count of all the loogies he hocked in my presence.
Then Morfed lifted his arm and began to sing softly, swinging the sickle in time to the song, with his eyes on us.
It was an uncanny song, and I waxed uneasy as it went on, and the flashing sickle waved more quickly before my eyes.
The song stopped, and the lifted sickle sank with the hand that held it, and the eyes of Morfed left mine and sought the ground.
Then our captain—wild, saucy Peg Sickle—bounded up with the cry, 'Crown the captain!'A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral|John Dunloe Carteret
Seems to me this dust is like the grain that is shed from a ripe crop before it comes to the sickle.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade