1. Sprava za mučenje u obliku čizme; futrola za karabin.
2. Deo zadnje noge iznad kolena životinje.
ETYM French hanche, of German origin; cf. od. hancke, hencke, and also Old High Germ. ancha; prob. not akin to Eng. ankle.
(Irregular plural: haunches).
1. The hip and buttock and upper thigh in human beings.
2. The loin and leg of a quadruped.
The back half of a side of meat.
ETYM Old Eng. thi, thih, theh, AS. theóh; akin to OFries. thiach, Dutch dij, dije, Old High Germ. dioh, thioh, Icel. thjô thigh, rump, and probably to Lith. taukas fat of animals, tukti to become fat, Russ. tuke fat of animals.
The part of the leg between the hip and the knee.