Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The hip; the haunch.
  • noun A bunch or part projecting like the hip.
  • noun [R.] A small bone of the ankle; astragalus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

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