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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint; A sloping mass of loose rocks at the base of a cliff.

Usage examples (35)
  • —The talus is the second largest of the tarsal bones.
  • This fort is what engineers call a talus, being, as I suppose, the exact area, very nearly, of the top of a cliff overlooking the town.
  • "Because a talus is a person," Silk continued, "both in law and in fact.
  • I take it that's the part covering what I would call the talus's chest. " for more
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