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synonyms for shank

  • crus
  • leg
  • meat
  • shin
  • stalk
  • stem
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How to use shank in a sentence

The grandest meat, on the other hand, is braised lamb shank.
TWIN BISTROS IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA PUT A PERSONAL SPIN ON INDIAN COOKINGTOM SIETSEMAMARCH 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Its only the shank of the evening, officer, rejoined the old man, as he fumbled with the latch key and finally opened the door.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
The invalid sat on the shank of a mushroom anchor, and smoked his pipe while he affected to superintend the work.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The Cad bait, with a little hackle round the top of the shank of the hook, kills well.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
Who dat er woicin' dat hebbenly pocklermashun outen dar in de shank o' de night?
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
A stout shank was gripped by the split wood, and strongly bound in its socket with a thong of hide.
THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
That biped Shank's mare is a very respectable animal, which you may borrow; or any body else's who may be disposed to lend.
BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY, VOLUME IIVARIOUS
Here's the trail plain enough, but it's all out of the question ter follow on shank's own mare.
THE BOY LAND BOOMERRALPH BONEHILL
The entire weight of the harpoon—pole, shank, and head—should not exceed eighteen pounds.
TALES OF FISHESZANE GREY
Upon the end of the “shank” fits the head of the harpoon, known by the names swordfish-iron, lily-iron, and Indian dart.
TALES OF FISHESZANE GREY
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WORDS RELATED TO SHANK

  • brand
  • cutlass
  • edge
  • knife
  • shank
  • sword
  • épée
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