Thesaurus / shank
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“Glad to see you, little girl,” said Mr Shank, as he led the way into his room.

Ned GarthW. H. G. Kingston

In most specimens there are thin transverse brown bars on the shank.

Beside the notch is a peculiarly shaped movable spine which projects from the lower end of the shank.

Both flukes carried away, sir; nothing but the shank and stock remaining.

The Three AdmiralsW.H.G. Kingston

Two projections either raised or welded on the square part of the shank, for securing the stock to its place.

The Sailor's Word-BookWilliam Henry Smyth

The anchors were of wood, the flukes shod with iron, and attached to the shank by strong lashings of bamboo.

The invalid sat on the shank of a mushroom anchor, and smoked his pipe while he affected to superintend the work.

The limbs are marked by dark transverse bands, usually three on the forearm, three on the thigh, and three or four on the shank.

"I suspect we must depend on shank's mares for a time," said Bearwarden, cheerfully, as they scrambled down.

The shank, although it has but little meat, is very good for some purposes.

The Young Housekeeper's FriendMrs. (Mary Hooker) Cornelius

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.