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  1. hough(Noun)

    the hollow behind the knee

  2. hough(Noun)

    An archaic spelling of hoe.

  3. hough(Verb)

    An archaic spelling of hoe.

  4. hough(Verb)

    To hamstring

  5. Origin: From hōh.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hough(noun)

    the joint in the hind limb of quadrupeds between the leg and shank, or tibia and tarsus, and corresponding to the ankle in man

  2. Hough(noun)

    a piece cut by butchers, esp. in pork, from either the front or hind leg, just above the foot

  3. Hough(noun)

    the popliteal space; the ham

  4. Hough(noun)

    same as Hock, a joint

  5. Hough(verb)

    same as Hock, to hamstring

  6. Hough(noun)

    an adz; a hoe

  7. Hough(verb)

    to cut with a hoe

  8. Origin: [Cf. D. hak. Cf. Hack.]


  1. Hough

    Hough is a small unincorporated rural community in Texas County, Oklahoma, United States. The townsite was officially platted on July 20, 1928. The Hough Woodframe Elevator is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hough

    hok, Hock, hok, n. the joint on the hind-leg of a quadruped, between the knee and fetlock, corresponding to the ankle-joint in man: in man, the back part of the knee-joint: the ham.—v.t. to hamstring:—pr.p. hough′ing; pa.p. houghed (hokt). [A.S. hóh, the heel.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hough in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hough in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Julianne Hough:

    I think it's wonderful, I love musicals, i loved 'La La Land,' thought it was wonderful and redoing 'Grease' was really fun, I enjoyed it. I thought Julianne [Hough] did a great job.

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