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a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg

the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

cylinder forming a long narrow part of something

cylinder forming the part of a bolt between the thread and the head

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cylinder forming the part of a bit by which it is held in the drill

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the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole

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lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals

a poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball

hit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction

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We have a local guy here and he's a good golfer, a 7 handicap, but he'll get into that mode where he starts shanking and he starts to get gun-shy out there.