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  • n. Plural form of bock.

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Examples

  • The only advantage I can see is that the new location is on a major intersection, while the old location was on a major road three bocks from a major intersection.

    Matthew Yglesias » Up, Up and Away

  • Second, any old American recipe that is billed as a bock is immediately suspect in my mind: while they were called bocks, they bear little resemblence to what we would now think of as a "bock" and they bear even less relation to true German bocks of the time decoction mashing, moderately high ABV, continental hops.

    The Old Is New Again - Leinie's 1888 Bock

  • Simply pairs and groups of young men and women chattering amiably in front of their "bocks" or their "Americains."

    Quest of the Golden Girl, a Romance

  • Immediately a man with a white apron appeared, carrying two "bocks," which he set down, foaming, on the table, spilling some of the yellow liquid on the sandy floor in his haste.

    Original Short Stories — Volume 05

  • From six to eight glasses piled up on the table in front of him indicated the number of "bocks" he had already absorbed.

    Original Short Stories — Volume 05

  • Colonies, and often he could distinguish through the window the figure of the little black-skinned maid serving "bocks" or glasses of brandy to the sailors of the port.

    Original Short Stories — Volume 13

  • From six to eight beer saucers were piled up on the table in front of him, indicating the number of "bocks" he had already absorbed.

    Selected Writings of Guy De Maupassant

  • Almost every day he passed in front of the Colonial tavern, and often he could distinguish through the window-panes the figure of the little black-skinned maid filling out "bocks" or glasses of brandy for the sailors of the port.

    The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII.

  • Higher alcohol beers, such as doppel bocks and barley wines, also benefit from the warmer temperature.

    Ethan Kahn: Room Temperature Beer

  • As the craft beer industry took off in the 1990s, small local and regional breweries distributed their ales, bocks, stouts and other varieties in bottles.

    Cans Take Hold In American Craft Breweries

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