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- n. A hiccup.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as hiccup.
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- n. frontier marshal whose adventures have become legendary (1837-1876)
From a reduplicated variant of hic, hick ("to hiccup"), formed as a quasi-diminutive as though equivalent to hick + -ock. (Wiktionary)