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haunch

1. the human hip or fleshy hindquarter of an animal, esp a horse or similar quadruped
2. Architect the part of an arch between the impost and the apex

Haunch

The middle part of an arch, between the springing point and the crown.

haunch

haunch: A, haunches of an arch
1. The middle part between the crown and the springing of an arch.
2. The part of a beam projecting beneath a roof slab or floor.
3. That portion of a pipe barrel extending from the bottom to the springline.
4. The lower third of the circumference of a pipe.
5. The deepened section of a beam near a support.
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It may be difficult to think of anything else but that haunch of beef when you see it on the buffet, but CafAaAaAeA@ at Hyatt actually has a l of other good offerings on its buffet.
You so need to visit the Classic Fish Bar in Haunch Lane," she wrote, adding: "Hope you'll enjoy as much as we do.
But I suppose if I got a haunch of venison I'd cook it and eat it.
Barney was known for the cheery high-ves he shared with Wheelers Lane Primary School and nearby Treetops Sunny Corner Nursery pupils at his crossing in Haunch Lane, Kings Heath.
His loin of roe 'dear', choucroute and celeriac puree, braised haunch cottage pie and red cabbage bubbles is the star dish on his Valentine's menu.
The macabre relic was held in a locked glass case at the Haunch of Venison in Salisbury, Wiltshire.
A main course of haunch of venison with rosti potato, ruby chard, caramelised apple and blackberry sauce costs pounds 19.
with fool's bells, whetting his knife on his lion's haunch.
The new building contains almost 100,000 sq ft of warehouse space including 10 dock doors and a 10-metre haunch height.
The deer, which had been butchered to remove saddle and haunch meat, were found in woodland on a track between Coughton Fields Lane and Spernall Lane, shortly after 3pm on Monday.
Smethwick clearly one of the weak haunch in the league replied to the mammoth Dartmouth total with caution.
He said, "I know interest (from bidders) is higher when there s more than one or two, but these are steel bridges, not concrete haunch slabs like the others we ve bid, which are anywhere from $500,000 to $750,000 each.