choquer

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French choquer (to clash in battle, shock, offend, hurt), from Old French choquer (to strike against) and Picard chuquier, çuker (to collide in battle, knock), both from Frankish *skukjan (to jolt), from Proto-Germanic *skukjaną, *skukaną (to jolt). Cognate with Old High German scoc (jolt, shock, swing), Middle High German schucken, schocken (to hit, bump, deliver a blow to), Middle Dutch schokken (to push, jolt). More at shock.

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choquer

  1. to hit, to collide
  2. to shock (surprise, startle)

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