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What is another word for shank?

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Noun
A straight, narrow part of an object
“It has a long solid shank that anchors into the motor's hollow shaft.”
Noun
The part of the leg between the knee and the ankle
“The entire universe seemed to be waiting breathlessly as nimble fingers pierced the lamb's shank and suspended it on the hook.”
Noun
A weapon for stabbing, typically improvised
“Another inmate attempted to stab him with a shank through a chain-linked fence.”
Noun
The part by which a thing is held, carried, or controlled
“He lifted the whip, which had a long, stiff shank doubled by the length of its lash, and gave it a sharp crack.”
Noun
The hindquarters of a four-legged mammal
Verb
To cut or stab with a knife or pointed tool
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