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noun shank pronunciation in American English /ʃæŋk/
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pluralshanks
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the lower part of an animal’s leg, or meat from an animal’s leg
  2. 2
    [countable] the long thin straight part of an object such as a key or a tool
  3. 3
    [countable] old-fashioned the part of your leg between your knee and your foot

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