Definition of haunch:
- "The Return of Tharn", Howard Carleton Browne.
And even old Materne said to his sons:-" In other days, after two or three days of hunting in the high mountains in winter, I also used to feel the hunger of a wolf, and to eat a haunch of venison right off: now I am getting old, one or two pounds of meat are sufficient for me-- which shows what age does."- "The Invasion of France in 1814", Ã?mile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian.
In the old days at Fort Loudon they had often taken note of this preference, and stopped there to leave as a gift a choice haunch, or saddle, or to crave the privilege of nailing a gigantic pair of antlers to vie with the others on the walls of the great hall.- "The Story of Old Fort Loudon", Charles Egbert Craddock.