Huckle

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Huckle A bunch or part projecting like the hip.
    • Huckle The hip; the haunch.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n huckle The hip.
    • n huckle A bunch or part projecting like the hip.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Huckle huk′l a hunch: the hip—also Huck
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Perh. dim. of Prov. E. huck,a hook, and so named from its round shape. See Hook
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dim. of huck, a prov. form of hook.

Usage

In literature:

At ball and huckle-bones.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
He tried to divert himself at huckle-bones, and lost the gold plates of his necklace one by one.
"Salammbo" by Gustave Flaubert
I am ashamed to stand huckling upon this point; it is sordid.
"The Commonwealth of Oceana" by James Harrington
At ball and huckle-bones.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book I." by Francois Rabelais
Politics are not my concern, but, for the moment, since it seemed that they were going to 'huckle' with the rest, I took an interest in them.
"A Diversity of Creatures" by Rudyard Kipling
I was out picking huckle-berries in the woods up the roads, and I strayed off a big piece from home.
"My First Cruise" by W.H.G. Kingston
Of the soldiers some were cleaning their arms; some were stretched out in the bow asleep; others were playing at huckle-bones.
"The Brass Bell" by Eugène Sue
That king and steward could exercise no rivalry over each other except at tops or huckle-bones.
"The Abbatial Crosier" by Eugène Sue
Huckle bones on a level with the back.
"Herd Record of the Association of Breeders of Thorough-Bred Neat Stock" by Various
Tha haint got enny friends, and will live on huckle berry brush, with an ockasional chanse at Kanada thistels.
"The Complete Works of Josh Billings" by Henry W. Shaw
For bursting of her huckle-bone, or breaking of her chair; But greater, greater, is her grief, as, Hodge, we shall all feel!
"Gammer Gurton's Needle" by Mr. S. Mr. of Art
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In news:

Broken Top hosts Huckle, Grant Farm.
Shortly after, Huckle and his pals notice cars spewing bubbles and conking out.
Huckle and his team solve the mystery by finding out bubble bath soap was pumped into the gas station tank by mistake.
When the Raccoon family return home to find their entire house empty, Huckle, Lowly and Sally set out to solve the Disappearing Home Mystery.
In solving the mystery, Huckle notices these sticky puddles always appear under toothpaste billboards.
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