haunches

[ hawnch, hahnch ]SEE DEFINITION OF haunches

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HAUNCHES

And all the while the she-wolf sat on her haunches and smiled.

The teamster reined up, throwing his horses upon their haunches.

He shouted to them, and they sat down quietly on their haunches.

The horses sprang but were brought back upon their haunches.

Jud dropped my rein and wrenched the Cardinal around on his haunches.

Just sit on our haunches, and wait for our birds to drop into our hands, eh?

The bear sat upon his haunches and complacently regarded the Yankee.

He sat on his haunches and looked at us, uttering a tremendous growl.

Still on its haunches it backed, wild with the unaccustomed pain.

He was grounded on his haunches, with uplifted paws, ready for anything.

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