Huc"kle (?), n. [Perh. dim. of Prov. E. hucka hook, and so named from its round shape. See Hook.]
The hip; the haunch.
A bunch or part projecting like the hip.
Huckle bone. (a) The hip bone; the innominate bone. (b) A small bone of the ankle; astragalus. [R.]
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