huckle

[huhk-uh l]
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noun

the hip or haunch.

Origin of huckle

1520–30; obsolete huck hip, haunch (< ?) + -le
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huckle

noun rare

the hip or haunch
a projecting or humped part

Word Origin for huckle

C16: diminutive of Middle English huck hip, haunch; perhaps related to Old Norse hūka to squat
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