What does the word Hoc mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To work with a hoe.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A flat - bladed implement for digging.

Usage examples for Hoc

  1. For that reason they have curtailed the theatrical holidays by one- half, and have asked my friend Dingelstedt to write a prologue ad hoc, which he will bring us himself towards the middle of August, the first performance being fixed for August 28th, the anniversary of Goethe's birth, and three days after the inauguration of the Herder monument, which will take place on the 25th. – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  2. In hoc ego ... – The Student's Companion to Latin Authors by George Middleton Thomas R. Mills
  3. Response to predictions in the current environment, if given, would be ad hoc. – An Assessment of the Consequences and Preparations for a Catastrophic California Earthquake: Findings and Actions Taken Prepared By Federal Emergency Management Agency by Various
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