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Definitions of shank
n. - See Chank. 2
v. - The part of the leg from the knee to the foot; the shin; the shin bone; also, the whole leg. 2
v. - Hence, that part of an instrument, tool, or other thing, which connects the acting part with a handle or other part, by which it is held or moved. 2
v. - That part of a key which is between the bow and the part which enters the wards of the lock. 2
v. - The middle part of an anchor, or that part which is between the ring and the arms. 2
v. - That part of a hoe, rake, knife, or the like, by which it is secured to a handle. 2
v. - A loop forming an eye to a button. 2
v. - The space between two channels of the Doric triglyph. 2
v. - A large ladle for molten metal, fitted with long bars for handling it. 2
v. - The body of a type. 2
v. - The part of the sole beneath the instep connecting the broader front part with the heel. 2
v. - A wading bird with long legs; as, the green-legged shank, or knot; the yellow shank, or tattler; -- called also shanks. 2
v. - Flat-nosed pliers, used by opticians for nipping off the edges of pieces of glass to make them round. 2
v. i. - To fall off, as a leaf, flower, or capsule, on account of disease affecting the supporting footstalk; -- usually followed by off. 2

The word "shank" uses 5 letters: A H K N S.

Direct anagrams of shank:
  ankhs   hanks   khans

Words formed by adding one letter before or after shank (in bold), or to ahkns in any order:
e -   shaken   r -   shrank   s -   shanks   t -   thanks   u -   ankush  

Shorter words found within shank:
ah   an   ankh   as   ash   ask   ha   hank   has   ka   kas   khan   na   nah   sank   sh   sha   ska  

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