Haunch bone
Haunch Haunch (h[aum]nch; 277), n. [F. hanche, of German origin; cf. OD. hancke, hencke, and also OHG. ancha; prob. not akin to E. ankle.] 1. The hip; the projecting region of the lateral parts of the pelvis and the hip joint; the hind part. [1913 Webster]

2. Of meats: The leg and loin taken together; as, a haunch of venison. [1913 Webster]

{Haunch bone}. See {Innominate bone}, under {Innominate}.

{Haunches of an arch} (Arch.), the parts on each side of the crown of an arch. (See {Crown}, n., 11.) Each haunch may be considered as from one half to two thirds of the half arch. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • haunch-bone — late 14c., from HAUNCH (Cf. haunch) + BONE (Cf. bone) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • haunch bone — n. the ilium, or hipbone …   English World dictionary

  • haunch bone — noun : innominate bone; specifically : ilium * * * the ilium or hipbone. [1350 1400; ME] * * * haunch bone noun The innominate bone • • • Main Entry: ↑haunch …   Useful english dictionary

  • haunch bone — Hip Hip, n. [OE. hipe, huppe, AS. hype; akin to D. heup, OHG. huf, G. h[ u]fte, Dan. hofte, Sw. h[ o]ft, Goth. hups; cf. Icel. huppr, and also Gr. ? the hollow above the hips of cattle, and Lith. kumpis ham.] [1913 Webster] 1. The projecting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haunch bone — the ilium or hipbone. [1350 1400; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • haunch bone — os coxae …   Medical dictionary

  • haunch-bone — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Haunch — (h[aum]nch; 277), n. [F. hanche, of German origin; cf. OD. hancke, hencke, and also OHG. ancha; prob. not akin to E. ankle.] 1. The hip; the projecting region of the lateral parts of the pelvis and the hip joint; the hind part. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hip bone — Hip Hip, n. [OE. hipe, huppe, AS. hype; akin to D. heup, OHG. huf, G. h[ u]fte, Dan. hofte, Sw. h[ o]ft, Goth. hups; cf. Icel. huppr, and also Gr. ? the hollow above the hips of cattle, and Lith. kumpis ham.] [1913 Webster] 1. The projecting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • huckle bone — Hip Hip, n. [OE. hipe, huppe, AS. hype; akin to D. heup, OHG. huf, G. h[ u]fte, Dan. hofte, Sw. h[ o]ft, Goth. hups; cf. Icel. huppr, and also Gr. ? the hollow above the hips of cattle, and Lith. kumpis ham.] [1913 Webster] 1. The projecting… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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