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  • n  the hip and buttock and upper thigh in human beings
  • n  the loin and leg of a quadruped

  • In Manhattan, an ecumenical group of friends sits down to a classic Seder meal including the symbolic foods: matzoth, bitter herbs and haunch of spring lamb.
  • It was only when the first arrow--fired from just yards away--struck it in the haunch that it realized something was up.
  • He'd spray ammunition at a beast until he struck a haunch or horn or dewlap.
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    Charles Saumarez Smith, secretary and chief executive of the Royal Academy, said: "We are delighted by the decision of Haunch of Venison to move into 6 Burlington Gardens. This arrangement will enable us to further our goals in the redevelopment of...

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