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Definitions of shank:
  • noun:   a poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball
  • noun:   the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole
  • noun:   cylinder forming the part of a bit by which it is held in the drill
  • noun:   cylinder forming the part of a bolt between the thread and the head
  • noun:   cylinder forming a long narrow part of something
  • noun:   the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
  • noun:   a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
  • noun:   lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals
  • verb:   hit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 25000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #3195)

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