hockamore

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Hochheimer (from Hochheim), from the name of the German town of Hochheim am Main.

Noun[edit]

hockamore (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) A Rhenish white wine.
    • c. 1660–1680, Butler, Samuel, Hudibras, part III, canto III:
      Restor'd the fainting high and mighty / With brandy-wine and aqua-vitae; / And made 'em stoutly overcome / With bachrach, hockamore, and mum;

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