See also: ock and öck

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From Middle English -ock, -ok, -uk, -uck, from Old English -oc, -uc (diminutive suffix), from Proto-West Germanic *-uk, from Proto-Germanic *-ukaz (diminutive suffix).

Akin to Old Saxon -ik (diminutive suffix), German -ich, Middle Low German -ken (diminutive suffix), Middle Dutch -kin, Old Norse -kr (diminutive suffix). More at -kin.

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  1. Forming nouns from nouns, originally with a diminutive sense.
    hillock, haddock, bullock, Drillock, ballock, maddock, paddock

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