n.1.(Zool.) See Chank.
1.The part of the leg from the knee to the foot; the shin; the shin bone; also, the whole leg.
2.Hence, that part of an instrument, tool, or other thing, which connects the acting part with a handle or other part, by which it is held or moved.
3.(Arch.) The space between two channels of the Doric triglyph.
4.(Founding) A large ladle for molten metal, fitted with long bars for handling it.
5.(Print.) The body of a type.
6.(Shoemaking) The part of the sole beneath the instep connecting the broader front part with the heel.
7.(Zool.) A wading bird with long legs; as, the green-legged shank, or knot; the yellow shank, or tattler; - called also shanks.
8.Flat-nosed pliers, used by opticians for nipping off the edges of pieces of glass to make them round.
Shank painter
(Naut.) a short rope or chain which holds the shank of an anchor against the side of a vessel when it is secured for a voyage.
To ride shank's mare
to go on foot; to walk.
v. i.1.To fall off, as a leaf, flower, or capsule, on account of disease affecting the supporting footstalk; - usually followed by off.
Noun1.shank - a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
2.shank - the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
3.shank - cylinder forming a long narrow part of something
Synonyms: stem
4.shank - cylinder forming the part of a bolt between the thread and the head
5.shank - cylinder forming the part of a bit by which it is held in the drill
6.shank - the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole
Synonyms: waist
7.shank - lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals
Synonyms: cannon
8.shank - a poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball
Verb1.shank - hit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction
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Translate Shank to German, Translate Shank to French
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