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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HIP

He liked the way she stood, with one hand resting on her hip and the other on her cheek.

The (hup)-seax has often been found in Saxon graves on the hip of the skeleton.

Donald demanded, while his right hand sought his hip pocket.

The instructor hitched the Thor gun a little higher on his hip.

"Run away, kids," said the tall man, fumbling at his hip pocket.

One of them kicked me on the hip, but did not hurt me very much.

With loving care he took the replacement part from his hip pouch.

One hand was in the breast of his frock coat; the other was clenched upon his hip.

His hip's better except that he's some lame; but his religion's been more and more feverish ever since.

His lameness, which was slight, was due to a long-standing infirmity of the hip.

WORD ORIGIN

"part of the body where pelvis and thigh join," Old English hype "hip," from Proto-Germanic *hupiz (cf. Dutch heup, German Hüfte, Gothic hups "hip"), from PIE *qeub- "to bend." Hip of a roof is from late 17c.

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