Bock

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See also: bock and воск

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Bock

  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in Minnesota.

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German boc, from Proto-Germanic *bukkaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bhug̑- ‎(ram). Cognate to English buck.

Noun[edit]

Bock m ‎(genitive Bocks or Bockes, plural Böcke)

  1. he-goat
  2. buck (male of a variety of other animals)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Einbeck, a noted brewery town from which this beer hails.

Noun[edit]

Bock n ‎(genitive Bocks, plural Bock)

  1. bock beer
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Romani bokh, from Sanskrit बुभुक्षा ‎(bubhukṣā, hunger).

Noun[edit]

Bock m ‎(genitive -, no plural)

  1. (colloquial) desire, interest to do something
    Ich hab keinen Bock auf Tanzen.
    I don't feel like dancing.
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Noun[edit]

Bock m (plural Béck)

  1. buck
  2. trestle, support
  3. box (driver's seat on a coach)