Noun(1) a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb(2) the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle(3) cylinder forming a long narrow part of something(4) cylinder forming the part of a bolt between the thread and the head(5) cylinder forming the part of a bit by which it is held in the drill(6) the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole(7) lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals(8) a poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball
Verb(1) hit (a golf ball
(1) If there is leftover gammon ham, lamb shank , or roast meat around, he suggests you shred it finely and add at the last minute, for the best of all possible borschts.(2) The involved skin area should be well stabilized against a flat surface as the shank of the fishhook is depressed against the skin.(3) A pilot hole is a hole drilled with a bit that is slightly thinner than the shank of the nail.(4) But the once-squishy sole is fortified with a steel shank .(5) Now Martin fashions a 5 1/4 shoe with a hard shank , very large platform, and medium vamp for Schandorff.(6) a rigid leather boot with a full shank(7) When working with screws of larger diameter, a pilot hole of the same diameter as the shank of the screw should be drilled into the wood to a depth of 1/3 the length of the screw.(8) Mr. Shade's patent provided for the solid shank in the handle to be made with a series of lateral projections or wings graded in size toward the head.(9) They are characterized by a rectangular-shaped crossbar that is wider and thicker than the shank or vertical element.(10) The needle's upper portion is called the shank .(11) In this type of construction, the shank of the screwdriver was forged and knurled on the handle receiving end and then tempered to the desirable hardness.(12) She did, I will say this, fashion a shiv out of the lamb shank .(13) Braised lamb shank in black pepper is curiously flat, as if the meat's natural flavor has been neutered.(14) Then drill these holes on the band and joists, again using a drill bit one size smaller than the shank of the lag screw.(15) They wrap a bit of newspaper round the shank of the nail.(16) Ring shank nails have a greater holding power than regular nails and are used specifically for this purpose.
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