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 for hunker
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hunker \Hun"ker\, n.
     Originally, a nickname for a member of the conservative
     section of the Democratic party in New York; hence, one
     opposed to progress in general; a fogy. [Political Cant,
     U.S.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hunker
      v 1: sit on one's heels; "In some cultures, the women give birth
           while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect
           themselves from the sandstorm" [syn: squat, crouch,
           scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker down]

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Hunker, PA -- U.S. borough in Pennsylvania
     Population (2000):    329
     Housing Units (2000): 138
     Land area (2000):     0.370977 sq. miles (0.960826 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.370977 sq. miles (0.960826 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            36288
     Located within:       Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
     Location:             40.204462 N, 79.616218 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     15639
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Hunker, PA
      Hunker
  

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