A more complex centering is required where the slab has to be haunched around the I-beams.
A haunched Tenon as used at the end of a door frame is shown at Fig. 130.
This type of tenon is often used at the corner of a frame, and it then requires to be haunched.
Men and women were haunched about the fire, above which simmered several pots with the savory odor of cooking meat.
haunched around the fires, the forlorn Indians looked and listened and shook their unkempt heads.
Robert dropped into the first chair, and sat therein, haunched up as in a lapse of despair and weariness.
Between the two is a marble-topped console, with haunched gilt legs ending in sphinx claws.
A haunched mortise-and-tenon is made by cutting away part of the tenon so that that part of it will be much shorter than the rest.
early 13c., from Old French hanche (12c.) "hip, thigh; haunch," from a Germanic source, perhaps Frankish *hanka (cf. Old High German hinkan "to limp," ancha "leg," literally "joint;" Middle Dutch hanke "haunch"). "It is only since the 18th c. that the spelling haunch has displaced hanch" [OED]. Related: Haunches.