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From beginning to end; in the game of faro, soda is the exposed top card at the beginning of a deal, and hock is the last card remaining in the box after all the others have been dealt.

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soda to hock, from

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From beginning to end; in the game of faro, soda is the exposed top card at the beginning of a deal, and hock is the last card remaining in the box after all the others have been dealt.

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From soda to hock

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 55 words.

From beginning to end. The phrase dates from the turn of the 20th century and derives from the game of

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soda to hock, from

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 42 words.

from beginning to end; in the game of faro, soda is the exposed top card at the beginning of a deal, and ...

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hock

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 64 words.

from soda to hock: see soda.

in hock

1 having been pawned.

2 in debt.

Hock here comes from

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soda

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 46 words.

from soda to hock from beginning to end. dated In the card game faro, the soda is the exposed top

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spritzer

Overview page. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink.

A spritzer is a long drink made from white wine and soda water. The concept is nothing new, of course (hock and seltzer was a popular nineteenth-century drink), but the term spritzer is a...

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