Old English Synonyms
The posterior part of the leg from the hip to the knee.
The haunch is the hip and buttock region of an animal or human.
The haunch of the deer was especially fatty.
I caught a glimpse of his rippling haunch as he darted away.
The haunch provides the most meat on the deer.
I could barely reach around his massive haunch.
The haunch is a popular cut of meat.