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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of aitchbone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as aitchbone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The haunch-bone, aitchbone, or natch-bone of a beef: so called because it presents edgewise when the meat is cut in dressing for the table. It is the principal part of the pelvis or os innominatum.


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