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- n. variant of hance
- n. variant of haunch
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To snap at threateningly, as a wild or infuriated animal.
- n. In architecture, same as haunch, 6.
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Take a side, or half hanch, and either lard them with small lard, or stick them with cloves; but parboil them before you lard them, then spit and roast them.
Broil the chine raw as you do the half hanch, bread it and serve it with gravy.
Take half a hanch, and cut the fattest part into thick slices half an inch thick; salt and broil them on the warm embers, and being finely soaked, bread them, and serve them with gravy only.
Make the paste as you do for red deer, course drest through a boulter, a peck and a pottle of this meal will serve for a side or half hanch of a buck.
Thus you may broil any hanch of venison, and serve it with gravy only.
Take for a side or half hanch of red deer, half a bushel of rye meal, being coursly searsed, and make it up very stiff with boiling water only.
If you will stuff or farse any venison, stick them with rosemary, tyme, savory, or cloves, or else with all manner of sweet herbs, minced with beef-suet, lay the caul over the side or half hanch, and so roast it.
Hasselt (has'elt), a town in Belgium. haunch (hanch), the hip, part of body between the ribs and thigh.
My Lady of Newport bakes her Venison in a dish thus; A side or a hanch serves for two dishes.
Bought with a flag's delicious hanch The mercenary wolf was ftanch: