Definition of Mohock in English:


Pronunciation /ˈməʊhɒk/


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


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