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Heck

  1. A hardy breed of domestic cattle, the result of an attempt to breed back the extinct aurochs from modern aurochs-derived cattle in the 1920s and 1930s.

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German heck (wooden fencing). The sense “back of a ship” because the position of the helmsman in the stern was enclosed by such a fence. Cognate to Dutch hek.

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  • IPA(key): /hɛk/
  • (file)

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Heck n (genitive Hecks or Heckes, plural Hecks or Hecke)

  1. stern (of a ship)
  2. tail (of an aeroplane)
  3. back (of a car)

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  • The more common plural is Hecks.

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  • (stern, tail): Bug m (bow)
  • (back of car): Front f (front)

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Heck m or f (genitive Hecks)

  1. A surname​.

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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German heggia, from Proto-Germanic *hagjō. Cognate with German Hecke, Dutch heg, English hedge.

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Heck f (plural Hecken)

  1. bush, hedge

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