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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A leg or the part of a body between the knee and ankle.

Usage examples (34)
  • At the butcher's, carnivores may ask for a shank of lamb.
  • Prep time is nothing, I use the lower calf muscles and shank from the deer.
  • A shank is an added piece that is useful in some garments, but uncomfortable in others.
  • In some parts of the country, the upper part of the shank is called the chamorro, but this term is more frequently applied to pork. for more
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