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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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Shank will serve on the Audit Committee and Finance Committee for each of the CMS Energy and Consumers Energy boards.
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A shank is the bottom part of a chicken's leg above the foot and below the hock.
Even my dog won't eat 'em." I did a quick survey of my other deer hunting friends, and it turns out that a lot of hunters think you can't do anything with the shanks of a deer.
When stitching a shankless button, create a thread shank to allow space for the garment's overlap to fit over the burton and between the garment underiap and the button.
Add sauteed vegetables to the shank with bouquet garni.
The results of binary logistic regression analysis showed that only increase in difference of width in left and right shank caused significant change (p=0.0148) in slaughter weight.
Siebert Brandford Shank, which is 49% owned by Muriel Siebert & Co., has had aggressive growth since its inception, managing deals for state and local governments across the country totaling over USD 1tn in municipal transactions.
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The volume begins with three introductory essays: one by Wilbert Shenk on how to read Shank's writings; one by Shank's children on what it was like to grow up in the Shank home; and one by the editor, Krabill, on being Shank's apprentice in West Africa and ten lessons learned.
TASTY: Mark Farrar's braised lamb shank with redcurrant jus
To serve: On plate, spoon shank cooking liquid and top with lamb
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Caption: WHOI biologist Tim Shank was two miles under the sea in the submersible Alvin when he first spoke via satellite to astronaut Suni Williams, who was floating 200 miles up in the atmosphere at the International Space Station.