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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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The haunch can be steeped - that's the proper Scottish term for a good Scottish product.
"There are too many old style pubs in Leamington so we were trying to come up with something for a different market," he said as the Haunch prepared to close for the last time."It is going to be a new, dynamic bar rather than a traditional pub.
Prime cuts such as the haunch or saddle are most often roasted; medallion steaks can be pan-fried, while less tender cuts can be stewed or used for mince or burgers.
Anyone wishing to join should meet them on the corner of Haunch Lane and Yardley Wood Road.
It will be held on Sunday, at the Kings Heath Air Cadet Squadron, in Haunch Lane, Kings Heath from 10.30am to 12.30pm.
The Valley Riverside Project is based in Haunch Brook, which is on Billesley Common.
The following day, they will visit Wheelers, Peacock, Hanch, Wheelers, Chesterwood, Chamberlain, Hollie Lucas, Wheelers, Portman, Barn, Hollybarn, Haunch, Taylor and May.
'I can't tell you, see, if she won't.' He'd shifted from haunch to haunch on his stool.
The silver Clio smashed through a dense hedge row, struck a parked Mercedes Kompressor car before smashing through the front window of the property in Haunch Lane, Kings Heath.
Lewis Haunch, from Leigh, Greater Manchester, was taken to hospital at 4.45pm on Saturday but was pronounced dead shortly after midnight, West Yorkshire Police said.
TRIBUTES have flooded in for an 'innocent and kind' teenager from Greater Manchester who died after reportedly taking drugs at a music festival Lewis Haunch, 17, from Leigh, near Wigan, collapsed 'immediately' after he took the substance.