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The grandest meat, on the other hand, is braised lamb shank.
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 Cad bait, with a little hackle round the top of the shank of the hook, kills well.
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.
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.
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.
Upon the end of the “shank” fits the head of the harpoon, known by the names swordfish-iron, lily-iron, and Indian dart.

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