jock

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n jock a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise
    • n jock a person trained to compete in sports
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • jock To jolt.
    • n jock Same as Jack, 1.
    • n jock [lowercase] Same as jockey.
    • n jock An iron rod, usually pronged, which is attached to the rear end of a train of mine-cars ascending an incline, and trails behind, to stop the descent of the cars if the rope breaks.
    • n jock A nautical name for a Scotch seaman.
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Usage

In literature:

Jock Riley broke it with his big cart-whip.
"Harper's Young People, September 28, 1880" by Various
This is a black wakening, Jock, but I've slept worse, and you have done well for breakfast.
"Graham of Claverhouse" by Ian Maclaren
No muddy feet, please, Jock!
"Kildares of Storm" by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
You said it was dingoes got Jock last night, didn't you?
"Finn The Wolfhound" by A. J. Dawson
Poor Jock; poor old fellow; come here.
"The Adventure League" by Hilda T. Skae
It was Jock, only Jock; but I did not turn even to him.
"Sir Tom" by Mrs. Oliphant
At this we had come to a little house off by itself, and Jimmy Jocks invites me in.
"The Boy Scout and Other Stories for Boys" by Richard Harding Davis
Pin-ceri, another, eating a nut, Jock, and the youngest, a sweet little girl monkey, Ness.
"What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
A wily one was our Old Jock!
"The Brassbounder" by David W. Bone
Jock's artless tale had put that beyond a' doot.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume III" by Various
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In poetry:

I turn'd me richt an' roun' aboot,
"Fareweel, fareweel for life!"
Said I: "Whan neist ye see me, Jock,
I'm Jamie Wilson's wife."
"Mary Lee: A Ballad" by Janet Hamilton
Three droving men, some three weeks sync,
Sat drinking the Queensland rum;
'Twas four a.m. when twa o' them
Saw jock M'Phee succumb.
"The Reprobate's Reply" by Harry Breaker Morant
There's Nabob Jock comes strutting ben,
He think's the day's his ain;
But were he a' hung round wi' goud,
He'd find himsel mista'en.
"I’m Tibby Fowler O’ The Glen" by Susanna Blamire
"O Jock, sae winsomely's ye ride,
Wi baith your feet upo ae side!
Sae weel's ye're harnessd, and sae trig!
In troth ye sit like ony bride."
"Jock O The Side" by Andrew Lang
Sic a night, and tale thegither,
Plead for mair than anger's din:--
'Rise, Jock!' cried the pitying mither,
'Rise! and let the wretched in.'
"The Waes O' War : Or The Upshot Of The History O' Will And Jean. In Four Parts" by Hector MacNeill
Jock answers thus, wi dolefu tone:
"Aft, aft I wake, I seldom sleip;
But wha's this kens my name sae weel,
And thus to hear my waes does seek?"
"Jock O The Side" by Andrew Lang

In news:

Radio shock jock is just as outrageous on TV.
Q&A: Todd Snider on His New LP, ' Jock Republican Christian' Roots.
Wednesday Steve Edwards sits down with Chicago's original shock- jock Steve Dahl.
Although real-life bullying often comes about due to an array of complex psychological issues, the movies we know and love usually stick with the black-and-white assumption that jocks simply can't stand nerds—end of story.
Varsity Jackets Return to Jock Our Style.
Shock jock 's comments prompt Utica-Watertown beef.
Pro athletes target of DC ' jock tax'.
Eyes ' jock tax' on nonresident pro athletes.
Associated Press The concept of a " jock tax" is thought to date more.
Jock Lee celebrates 30 years in business.
Suwanee's 'Rock & Jock ' to feature Cowboy Mouth.
The jock in chief, getting his fill of sports.
The Jock 's Guide to Getting Arrested.
The Jock 's Guide to Getting Arrested Men's Journal.
"Star & Buc Wild" Shock Jock Troi Torain Wants You to Start Snitching.
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