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haunch

(hônch, hŏnch)
n.
The hip, buttock, and upper thigh in humans and certain other animals.

haunch

(hawnsh) [Fr. hanche]
The hips and buttocks.

haunch

1. in conformation terms, the region of the iliac crests.
2. in the meat trade, the leg and loin.
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Inspired by Infiniti's Powerful Elegance form language, taut lines, short overhangs and muscular haunches endow the QX Sport Inspiration with a purposeful aura that hints at its dynamic capability.
Owling, believed to have started in Australia, consists of nothing more taxing than crouching on one's haunches and staring into the middle distance like the nocturnal birds.
Swoopy rear, meaty haunches and a brilliant rump will make it sell like testosterone in a tube.
On the haunches of sleep, still dreaming the ceremony of naming.
He lapped up the frothy brew from the floor, Then back on his haunches he sat, And all night long, you could hear him roar, Bring on that god-damn cat.
The design of the 3008 is nicely balanced, with funky haunches and narrow side windows leading to a stumpy nose, huge windscreen and impressive roof.
The bottom line is we got to see Capt Jack's bottom lines, or rather, more specifically the big, long one that run right down through the middle of it as he raised himself up from his haunches and treated us not only to both cheeks, but the space in between and - Wait a minute, is that?
More than 300 individual red steel haunches will surround the coach station and create the illusion of a solid wall which separates to reveal the copper-clad building as visitors approach.
But when folks ask, he has a standard reply: "I just tell people," he says, "it's the amount of lead" in your haunches.
Further back pronounced haunches that sweep over the rear wheel arches are accentuated by a tapered sill line that pinches around the middle of the vehicle, mimicking the look of the original concept model.
DSG used barn-influenced roofline departmental treatments, faux brick haunches, simulated wrought-iron arches and railroad-inspired roof trusses to support the farm look.
Perhaps it is time that the Red Dragon of Wales rose from its haunches and took responsibility for his country.