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Synonyms for shank

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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You see, extra-feathering especially on the shanks of chickens may be charming at first, but it comes with extra responsibility.
Findlay put it to witness Ian Shanks, 50, a former Lloyds executive: "That would seem to suggest that the spinning out was conditional on the selling of the shares in Rangers.
3 December 2015 - UK-based waste-to-product business Shanks Group plc (LSE: SKS) has completed the disposal of its non-core Industrial Cleaning Wallonia business in Belgium for nominal consideration, the group said.
So when I shot my first deer, it never occurred to me to do anything with the animal's shanks other than braise them slowly until the meat fell off the bone.
Charly Shanks and Andy Nett had never played doubles together in a national tournament.
This transaction symbolizes Shanks departure from its consistently loss making UK solid waste business.
With a degree in secondary education from the University of Kentucky, Bill Shanks discovered the only teaching jobs available in the early 1970s required him to relocate - something he didn't want to do.
COUNDON players dominated the 2013 North Midlands County Club Floodlight Pairs at Griff & Coton with the family twosome of Les and Ken Haylor pointing the way with a superb night's work as they carried off the trophy at the expense of clubmates Nathan Pritchard and Karl Shanks.
Since 1989 the Shanks continued their ministry in retirement.
Braised Lamb Shank with Redcurrant Jus You will need: 2 lamb shanks 1 diced carrot 1 diced leek 1 diced onion 3 sprigs rosemary 3 sprigs thyme 1 litre of beef stock 2 tbsp redcurrant jelly Method: 1.
WASTE disposal group Shanks yesterday said it had walked away from takeover talks after rejecting an offer proposal valuing it at pounds 475m.
WASTE management company Shanks has signalled its willingness to accept a pounds 600m takeover offer.
WASTE management company Shanks said it had received a takeover approach worth about pounds 536m.
SHANKS FOR THE MEMORIES (50 YEARS ON) Fifty years ago a saviour walked into Anfield Aworking class gent with bags of attitude
For the lamb shanks Preheat oven to 350 degrees Season shanks with