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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hip  \Hip\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hipped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Hipping}.] 
  1.  To  dislocate  or  sprain  the  hip  of  to  fracture  or  injure 
  the  hip  bone  of  (a  quadruped)  in  such  a  manner  as  to 
  produce  a  permanent  depression  of  that  side 
 
  2.  To  throw  (one's  adversary)  over  one's  hip  in  wrestling 
  (technically  called  cross  buttock). 
 
  3.  To  make  with  a  hip  or  hips,  as  a  roof. 
 
  {Hipped  roof}.  See  {Hip  roof},  under  {Hip}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hip  \Hip\,  n.  [OE.  hipe,  huppe,  AS  hype;  akin  to  D.  heup,  OHG. 
  huf,  G.  h["u]fte,  Dan.  hofte,  Sw  h["o]ft,  Goth.  hups;  cf 
  Icel.  huppr  and  also  Gr  ?  the  hollow  above  the  hips  of 
  cattle,  and  Lith.  kumpis  ham.] 
  1.  The  projecting  region  of  the  lateral  parts  of  one  side  of 
  the  pelvis  and  the  hip  joint;  the  haunch;  the  huckle. 
 
  2.  (Arch.)  The  external  angle  formed  by  the  meeting  of  two 
  sloping  sides  or  skirts  of  a  roof,  which  have  their  wall 
  plates  running  in  different  directions. 
 
  3.  (Engin)  In  a  bridge  truss,  the  place  where  an  inclined  end 
  post  meets  the  top  chord.  --Waddell. 
 
  {Hip  bone}  (Anat.),  the  innominate  bone;  --  called  also 
  {haunch  bone}  and  {huckle  bone}. 
 
  {Hip  girdle}  (Anat.),  the  pelvic  girdle. 
 
  {Hip  joint}  (Anat.),  the  articulation  between  the  thigh  bone 
  and  hip  bone. 
 
  {Hip  knob}  (Arch.),  a  finial,  ball,  or  other  ornament  at  the 
  intersection  of  the  hip  rafters  and  the  ridge. 
 
  {Hip  molding}  (Arch.),  a  molding  on  the  hip  of  a  roof, 
  covering  the  hip  joint  of  the  slating  or  other  roofing. 
 
  {Hip  rafter}  (Arch.),  the  rafter  extending  from  the  wall 
  plate  to  the  ridge  in  the  angle  of  a  hip  roof. 
 
  {Hip  roof},  {Hipped  roof}  (Arch.),  a  roof  having  sloping  ends 
  and  sloping  sides.  See  {Hip},  n.,  2.,  and  {Hip},  v.  t.,  3. 
 
 
  {Hip  tile},  a  tile  made  to  cover  the  hip  of  a  roof. 
 
  {To  catch  upon  the  hip},  or  {To  have  on  the  hip},  to  have  or 
  get  the  advantage  of  --  a  figure  probably  derived  from 
  wresting.  --Shak. 
 
  {To  smite  hip  and  thigh},  to  overthrow  completely;  to  defeat 
  utterly.  --Judg.  xv  8. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hip  \Hip\,  n.  [OE.  hepe,  AS  he['o]pe;  cf  OHG.  hiufo  a  bramble 
  bush.]  (Bot.) 
  The  fruit  of  a  rosebush,  especially  of  the  English  dog-rose 
  ({Rosa  canina}).  [Written  also  {hop},  {hep}.] 
 
  {Hip  tree}  (Bot.),  the  dog-rose. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hip  \Hip\,  interj. 
  Used  to  excite  attention  or  as  a  signal;  as  hip,  hip,  hurra! 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hip  \Hip\,  or  Hipps  \Hipps\,  n. 
  See  {Hyp},  n.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hip 
  adj  :  (informal)  informed  about  the  latest  trends  [syn:  {hep},  {hip 
  to(p)}] 
  n  1:  either  side  of  the  body  below  the  waist  and  above  the  thigh 
  2:  the  structure  supporting  the  lower  limbs  in  humans  and  the 
  hind  limbs  or  corresponding  parts  in  other  vertebrates 
  [syn:  {pelvis},  {pelvic  girdle},  {pelvic  arch}] 
  3:  the  ball-and-socket  joint  between  the  head  of  the  femur  and 
  the  acetabulum  [syn:  {hip  joint},  {coxa},  {articulatio 
  coxae}] 




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