Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The hip, the haunch.
  • n. A bunch or part projecting like the hip.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The hip; the haunch.
  • n. A bunch or part projecting like the hip.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The hip.
  • n. A bunch or part projecting like the hip.

Etymologies

From huck (from Middle English hoke ("hook"), hokebone, probably so called because of its round shape) + -le. See also hook. (Wiktionary)

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