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1) Aitch-bone. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...of beef. Corruption of "Naitch-bone," i.e. the haunch-bone (Latin, nates, a haunch or buttock). 1 Similarly, "an apron" is a corruption of a napperon; "an adder"...

2) aitch. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The letter h. French hache....

3) Edge-bone. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...(See AITCH-BONE.) 1...

4) aitchbone. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...especially of cattle. 2. The cut of beef containing the rump bone. Alteration (influenced by aitch) of Middle English hach-boon, from an hach-boon, an aitchbone,...

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