Huckle bone. (a) The hip bone; the innominate bone. (b) A small bone of the ankle; astragalus. [R.] Udall.

(Huc"kle-backed`) a. Round- shoulded.

(Huc"kle*ber`ry) n. [Cf. Whortleberry.] (Bot.) (a) The edible black or dark blue fruit of several species of the American genus Gaylussacia, shrubs nearly related to the blueberries and formerly confused with them. The commonest huckelberry comes from G. resinosa. (b) The shrub that bears the berries. Called also whortleberry.

Squaw huckleberry. See Deeberry.

(Huck"ster) n. [OE. hukstere, hukster, OD. heukster, D. heuker; akin to D. huiken to stoop, bend, OD. huycken, huken, G. hocken, to squat, Icel. hka; — the peddler being named from his stooping under the load on his back. Cf. Hawk to offer for sale.]

1. A retailer of small articles, of provisions, and the like; a peddler; a hawker. Swift.

2. A mean, trickish fellow. Bp. Hall.

(Huck"ster), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Huckstered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Huckstering.] To deal in small articles, or in petty bargains. Swift.

(Huck"ster*age) n. The business of a huckster; small dealing; peddling.

Ignoble huckster age of piddling tithes.

(Huck"ster*er) n. A huckster. Gladstone.

Those hucksterers or money- jobbers.

(Huck"stress) n. A female huckster.

(Hud) n. [Cf. Hood a covering.] A huck or hull, as of a nut. [Prov. Eng.] Wright.

(Hud"dle) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Huddled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Huddling ] [Cf. OE. hoderen, hodren, to cover, keep, warm; perh. akin to OE. huden, hiden, to hide, E. hide, and orig. meaning, to get together

(||Huch ||Hu"chen) n. [G.] (Zoöl.) A large salmon (Salmo, or Salvelinus, hucho) inhabiting the Danube; — called also huso, and bull trout.

(Huck) v. i. [See Hawk to offer for sale, Huckster.] To higgle in trading. [Obs.] Holland.

(Huck"a*back) n. [Perh. orig., peddler's wares; cf. LG. hukkebak pickback. Cf. Huckster.] A kind of linen cloth with raised figures, used for towelings.

(Huc"kle) n. [Perh. dim. of Prov. E. hucka hook, and so named from its round shape. See Hook.]

1. The hip; the haunch.

2. A bunch or part projecting like the hip.

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