hucklebone

[huhk-uh l-bohn]

Origin of hucklebone

First recorded in 1475–85; huckle + bone
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British Dictionary definitions for hucklebone

hucklebone

noun archaic
  1. the anklebone; talus
  2. the hipbone; innominate bone
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