Hip
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 region of the lateral parts of one side of the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle. [1913 Webster]

2. (Arch.) The external angle formed by the meeting of two sloping sides or skirts of a roof, which have their wall plates running in different directions. [1913 Webster]

3. (Engin) In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord. --Waddell. [1913 Webster]

{Hip bone} (Anat.), the innominate bone; -- called also {haunch bone} and {huckle bone}.

{Hip girdle} (Anat.), the pelvic girdle.

{Hip joint} (Anat.), the articulation between the thigh bone and hip bone.

{Hip knob} (Arch.), a finial, ball, or other ornament at the intersection of the hip rafters and the ridge.

{Hip molding} (Arch.), a molding on the hip of a roof, covering the hip joint of the slating or other roofing.

{Hip rafter} (Arch.), the rafter extending from the wall plate to the ridge in the angle of a hip roof.

{Hip roof}, {Hipped roof} (Arch.), a roof having sloping ends and sloping sides. See {Hip}, n., 2., and {Hip}, v. t., 3.

{Hip tile}, a tile made to cover the hip of a roof.

{To catch upon the hip}, or {To have on the hip}, to have or get the advantage of; -- a figure probably derived from wresting. --Shak.

{To smite hip and thigh}, to overthrow completely; to defeat utterly. --Judg. xv. 8. [1913 Webster]


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