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huckle

[huhk-uh l] /ˈhʌk əl/
noun
1.
the hip or haunch.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; obsolete huck hip, haunch (< ?) + -le
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  • Small, pink flowers bloom in spring and produce small, edible huckle berry fruits in early summer.
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huckle

/ˈhʌkəl/
noun (rare)
1.
the hip or haunch
2.
a projecting or humped part
Word Origin
C16: diminutive of Middle English huck hip, haunch; perhaps related to Old Norse hūka to squat
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