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shank

shank

 
pronunciation:
shaengk
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a human leg, or the section of one between the ankle and knee.
definition 2: a section of an animal's leg, esp. when cut by a butcher.
similar words:
joint
definition 3: the straight, narrow part of something such as a nail, anchor, fishhook, or tool; shaft; stem.
similar words:
stem
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