hucklebone hip-bone, haunch-bone. XVI. f. huckle (XVI), dim. (see -LE1) of huck hip, haunch; perh. to be referred ult. to *hūk-, as repr. in MLG., MDu. hūken, hukken sit bent, crouch.
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