- German bacteriologist who isolated the anthrax bacillus and the tubercle bacillus and the cholera bacillus (1843-1910)
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Definition of: HOCK
- (n.) A Rhenish wine, of a light yellow color, either sparkling or still. The name is also given indiscriminately to all Rhenish wines.
- (n.) Alt. of Hough
- (v. t.) To disable by cutting the tendons of the hock; to hamstring; to hough.