Bockey vs Jockey - What's the difference?

bockey | jockey |


As nouns the difference between bockey and jockey

is that bockey is (us|dialect|archaic|new york) a bowl or vessel made from a gourd while jockey is jockey (one who rides racehorses competitively).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

bockey

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (US, dialect, archaic, New York) A bowl or vessel made from a gourd.
  • (Bartlett)
    (Webster 1913)

    jockey

    English

    (wikipedia jockey)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who rides racehorses competitively.
  • That part of a variable resistor or potentiometer that rides over the resistance wire
  • An operator of some machinery or apparatus.
  • (dated) A dealer in horses; a horse trader.
  • (Macaulay)
  • (dated) A cheat; one given to sharp practice in trade.
  • (UK, crime, slang) A prostitute's client.
  • (Ireland, crime, slang) A rapist.
  • Synonyms

    * (sense, prostitute's client) see

    Derived terms

    * disc jockey * jock

    References

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    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To ride (a horse) in a race.
  • To maneuver (something) by skill for one's advantage.
  • To cheat or trick.