Hough

Hough
   To hamstring, i.e., sever the "tendon of Achilles" of the hinder legs of captured horses (Josh. 11:6; 2 Sam. 8:4; 1 Chr. 18:4), so as to render them useless.

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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  • Hough — may refer to;The term for hamstringing or severing the Achilles tendon of an animal, particularly to disable warrior animals such as an enemy s chariot horses.In the Scots language, hough or haugh refers to the leg or shin of an animal, from… …   Wikipedia

  • Hough — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: David Hough (1753–1831), US amerikanischer Politiker John Hough (* 1941), britischer Regisseur Lauren Hough (* 1977), US amerikanische Springreiterin Stephen Hough (* 1961), britischer Pianist Sydney… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hough — hough·er; hough·ma·gan·dy; hough; …   English syllables

  • Hough — Hough, v. t. To cut with a hoe. [Obs.] Johnson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hough — Hough, n. Same as {Hock}, a joint. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hough — Hough, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Houghed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Houghing}.] Same as {Hock}, to hamstring. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hough — Hough, n. [Cf. D. hak. Cf. {Hack}.] An adz; a hoe. [Obs.] Bp. Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hough — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. En tant que patronyme André Hough (1983 ), joueur de rugby à XV sud africain. Jerry F. Hough (1935 ), politologue américain. John Hough (1941 ),… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hough — Hock Hock, Hough Hough, n. [ AS. h?h the heel; prob. akin to Icel. h[=a]sinn hock sinew, Dan. hasc, G. hechse, h[ a]chse, LG. hacke, D. hak; also to L. coxa hip (cf. {Cuisses}), Skr. kaksha armpit. [root]12. Cf. {Heel}.] 1. (a) The joint in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hough End Hall — is an historic house in Chorlton cum Hardy, Manchester, North West England. It was built in 1596 during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I by Sir Nicholas Mosley, when he became Lord of the Manor of Withington (Chorlton cum Hardy was at the time a… …   Wikipedia

  • Hough's Neck — is a one square mile peninsula in Quincy, Massachusetts. It is surrounded by Quincy Bay, Hingham Bay, and Rock Island Cove. It is named for Atherton Hough, who was granted the land in 1636 as a farm and orchard. The neighborhood s elementary… …   Wikipedia

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