1) The hip-bone, a word commonly met with in sheep-markings.
1688 one stroake down the neer ribs ... and a prop of the farr hook-bone, Kilnsey
1729 a prop of the far hook bone, Greenfield. The more usual spelling in Yorkshire was hug-bone: 1700 the near hug bone, Embsay
1722 a blow ... with his foot which has smitten the hug bone into the inside of his body, Bradford. Note: 1735 marks of pistol shots appearing on his hug or back.