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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.
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One thing is certain - the meat will always be very lean and you will only have a minimal amount of fat and tissue to be removed from your haunch which comes from the hind leg.
"I offered him a young sheep off the hill and a haunch of venison as a token payment but he was having none of it.
Feeling flush: Mathew Finn, from Haunch Lane, in Kings Heath.
The honour went to Lea Marston Hotel and Leisure Complex, in Haunch Lane, Lea Marston.
"Use the haunch of venison for this dish as any other cut will fall to pieces.
Michael, managing director of Shirley-based property firm Haunch Lane Developments, became a director in 2005.
If you were short of a bit of cash there was always The Tudor, on Haunch Lane.
Workmen move into the Haunch of Venison, opposite the Town Hall on the Parade, on Monday.
There's more to our city than its centre; our suburbs are a disgrace and deserve more attention, especially roads like Trittiford, Haunch Lane and Chinn Brook, which are terrible for parking and pot holes.
Mr Barker said: "If members of the public buy a haunch of venison or get a meal in a restaurant supplied by these poachers, they can end up with food poisoning."
The shop, in Haunch Lane, Kings Heath, currently has to close at 8pm Monday to Saturday and wanted to extend this to 10pm.
The model features a new grille and headlight design, 'kinked' rear side window shape, a haunch over each rear wheels, front independent double wishbone, rear four-link lateral rod suspension systems, new electronic Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System and Multi-terrain Select.