Afghans were hunkering down, and several mentioned another civil war.
For now the family is hunkering down in privacy, but royal blood never stays settled for too long.
The move seemed to suggest that the notoriously combative mogul was hunkering down for a serious fight.
The message in all these statements is that Israel would now be hunkering down.
Do you remember how the child you once were sat in the brae, spinning the peerie, and hunkering at I-dree I-dree I droppit-it?
God made man to stand erect on his two feet, but you would be for ever hunkering like a monkey eatin' nuts.
Then she came round, and, 'hunkering' down beside us, opened her book and in a low voice began to read.
Shann reached the next room in line, hunkering down to see within it.
"to squat, crouch," 1720, Scottish, of uncertain origin, possibly from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse huka "to crouch," hoka, hokra "to crawl." Hunker down, Southern U.S. dialectal phrase, popularized c.1965, from northern British hunker "haunch." Related: Hunkered; hunkering.