- the hip or haunch.
Origin of huckle
1520–30; obsolete huck hip, haunch (< ?) + -le
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Examples from the Web for huckle
He was laughing because there isn't any such color as huckle.Bikey the Skicycle and Other Tales of Jimmieboy
John Kendrick Bangs
As soon as one spies the hidden object, he goes at once to his seat saying, "Huckle buckle, bean stalk!"
It did not even interest Ollyett that the verb 'to huckle' had passed into the English leader-writers' language.A Diversity of Creatures
Tha haint got enny friends, and will live on huckle berry brush, with an ockasional chanse at Kanada thistels.The Complete Works of Josh Billings
Henry W. Shaw
- the hip or haunch
- a projecting or humped part
C16: diminutive of Middle English huck hip, haunch; perhaps related to Old Norse hūka to squat
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