Definition of Mohock in English:

Mohock

(also mohock)

noun

  • A member of a band of aristocratic hooligans who allegedly roamed the streets of London by night in the early 18th cent. and were suspected of ruffianism. Hence (more generally): any hooligan or delinquent. Now historical and archaic.

Origin

Early 18th century. Originally a variant of Mohawk, now usually distinguished in form in sense 1.

Pronunciation

Mohock

/ˈməʊhɒk/