Thursday, April 23, 2009

Another aptly named body part...


funny word of the day: haunches

Definition from Merriam-Webster:

Main Entry:
haunch
Pronunciation:
\ˈhȯnch, ˈhänch\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
Middle English haunche, from Anglo-French hanche, haunche, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch hanke haunch
Date:
13th century
1 a: hip 1a b: hindquarter 2 —usually used in plural2: hindquarter 13: either side of an arch between the springing and the crown
— on one's haunches
: in a squatting position


Once again, a definition that is described using another funny word: hindquarters

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