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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The loin and leg of a quadruped; The hip and buttock and upper thigh in human beings.

Usage examples (28)
  • The short portion (A) which is left on the tenon is called the haunch, and the cavity it engages is termed the haunching.
  • The haunch was a picture for painters to study,
  • Describe the regions of the haunch, thigh and leg.
  • We had also on a side-table the haunch of a bear, which for more
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  • A "hunch" (an intuitive sense or feeling) is in your head and a "haunch" (the hindquarter) is below your belt.
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