Definitions

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  • adj. Fitted with haunches (squat vertical support structures).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having haunches.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having haunches.

Etymologies

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haunch +‎ -ed

Examples

  • "A warm shock of heat of mustard haunched on Mr. Bloom's heart."

    Ellen Kanner: Bloomsday: Celebrate James Joyce With A Meatless Recipe

  • In the decades since Slim Pickens launched and then haunched a nuclear warhead into Kubrick's Armageddon, an even stranger thing has been happening to our nuclear debate.

    Michael Conniff: Con Games: Calling Dr. Strangelove

  • You know, I mean, would it be better if I hid my head down and tried to hide my face and haunched over and had tears in my eyes?

    CNN Transcript Jul 29, 2009

  • Then he got out, walked around the car, inspecting it for this and that, and went back to the stoop in front of his building, where he sat haunched on the iron rail smoking one last cigarette before he went upstairs.

    Underworld

  • Nick sat haunched on the iron rail just above Juju.

    Underworld

  • The lilim or Children of Lilith were ass-haunched, for they were spirits left over from the real source of the Jewish ass-cult: Egypt, home of the ass-headed god Set, or Seth.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Have you ever watched wolves eating after a tough but successful pack take down of a sweet, healthy, plump, bubble haunched, hot-ripe-blooded, tasty smelling female elk?

    Non-Hollywood Compos Mentis

  • She haunched up on the stool, short skirt casually revealing no underwear.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • And even then they shall spit you out, as broken-haunched dogs, You shall have nowhere to die into.

    The Plumed Serpent

  • Milka, a black-spotted, broad-haunched bitch with prominent black eyes, got up on seeing her master, stretched her hind legs, lay down like a hare, and then suddenly jumped up and licked him right on his nose and mustache.

    War and Peace

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