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 Hocking.Ho’cus Po’cus. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hockley-i’-the-Hole.
 
Public gardens near Clerkenwell Green, famous for bear- and bull-baiting, dog- and cock-fights, etc. The earliest record of this garden is a little subsequent to the Restoration.   1
 


 Hocking.Ho’cus Po’cus. 

 
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