Huckle Huc"kle, n. [Perh. dim. of Prov. E. hucka hook, and so named from its round shape. See {Hook}.] 1. The hip; the haunch. [1913 Webster]

2. A bunch or part projecting like the hip. [1913 Webster]

{Huckle bone}. (a) The hip bone; the innominate bone. (b) A small bone of the ankle; astragalus. [R.] --Udall. [1913 Webster]

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