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synonyms for haunch

  • buns
  • buttocks
  • hip
  • leg
  • loin
  • posterior
  • rump
  • thigh
See also synonyms for: haunches
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How to use haunch in a sentence

The haunch of buck will take about three hours and three quarters roasting.
A POETICAL COOK-BOOKMARIA J. MOSS
I have sent a noble haunch of venison this afternoon to Mrs. Vanhomrigh; I wish you had it sirrahs.
THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS, VOL XVARIOUS
It appeared to me there was a haunch of venison hanging over the stern when we came on board?
ROLAND CASHELCHARLES JAMES LEVER
Without one or other of these contrivances, no one should presume to give a haunch of venison to his friends.
MARTINE'S HAND-BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND GUIDE TO TRUE POLITENESSARTHUR MARTINE
Before it is sent to table, the cook should pour over the haunch one wine-glassful of hot port wine.
MARTINE'S HAND-BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND GUIDE TO TRUE POLITENESSARTHUR MARTINE
Clouds were banking up along the haunch of the hills, and there was every sign of an approaching change of weather.
THE DEALINGS OF CAPTAIN SHARKEYA. CONAN DOYLE
Then, pointing the nose of the animal toward the trail, he gave his haunch a pinch like the nipping of a fire ant.
UP THE FORKED RIVEREDWARD SYLVESTER ELLIS
It was an unsportsmanlike thing to do, but considering the rivalry and other temptations I fired, and hit the beast in the haunch.
TRACKS OF A ROLLING STONEHENRY J. COKE
The short portion (A) which is left on the tenon is called the haunch, and the cavity it engages is termed the haunching.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
Fig. 131 shows the type of tenon and haunch used when the stile or upright rail is grooved to receive a panel.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO HAUNCH

  • aspect
  • attitude
  • border
  • bottom
  • boundary
  • direction
  • disposition
  • division
  • elevation
  • face
  • facet
  • flank
  • front
  • hand
  • haunch
  • hillside
  • jamb
  • lee
  • limit
  • loin
  • margin
  • part
  • perimeter
  • periphery
  • posture
  • quarter
  • rear
  • rim
  • sector
  • stance
  • stand
  • surface
  • top
  • verge
  • view
  • wing
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