Definitions for "Haunch"
Intersection of the column and rafter. Also referred to as Knee.
The deepened portion of a column or rafter designed to accommodate the higher bending moments at such points. (Usually occurs at the intersection of column and rafter.)
An extension, knee like protrusion of the foundation wall that a concrete porch or patio will rest upon for support
Keywords:  arch, thrust, ath, springer, crown
the lower section of the arch, below the crown, where outward thrust is most pronounced.
That portion of an arch between the springer the crown.
The part of an arch ath which the lateral thrust is strongest.
Keywords:  loin, venison, quadruped, leg, meats
Of meats: The leg and loin taken together; as, a haunch of venison.
the loin and leg of a quadruped
Keywords:  hind, hip, pelvis, thigh, buttock
The hip; the projecting region of the lateral parts of the pelvis and the hip joint; the hind part.
the hip and buttock and upper thigh in human beings
Keywords:  quadrants, pipe, bedding, lower, area
area of the bedding under the lower quadrants of the pipe.
Keywords:  timber, shoulder, beyond, whole, let
the part of the whole timber beyond the shoulder which is let into another timber
The enlarged part of a beam near its supported ends which results in increased strength; visible as the curved or angled bottom edge of a beam.