Definition of Shanked

1. a. Having a shank.



Definition of Shanked

1. Verb. (past of shank) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shanked

1. shank [v] - See also: shank

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shanked

shandy
shandygaff
shandygaffs
shanghai
shanghaied
shanghaier
shanghaiers
shanghaiing
shanghais
shank
shank's mare
shank's pony
shank-nag
shank-weary
shank bone
shanked (current term)
shanker
shankers
shanking
shankpiece
shankpieces
shanks
shanks' mare
shanks' nag
shanks' pony
shannies
shannonite
shanny
shans
shantey

Literary usage of Shanked

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A History of British Birds by William Yarrell, Alfred Newton, Howard Saunders (1884)
"THE YELLOW-shanked SANDPIPER. Tetanus flavipes. THE first recorded British example of this American Sandpiper was killed at Misson, in Nottinghamshire, ..."

2. Our Gipsies in City, Tent, and Van: Containing an Account of Their Origin by Vernon S. Morwood (1885)
"... Gipsy vanity— Arnold Smith, a gipsy horse-dealer — Silver coin shanked for buttons— Gipsy ball in a field — Gay and costly dresses and jewellery, &c. ..."

3. Catalogue of a Collection of Old Wedgwood Ware Formed by William Bartlett (1882)
"SIXTEEN INTAGLIOS OF VARIOUS COATS OF ARMS. On shanked ... LETTER " A." On a polished shanked seal in yellow marbled jasper ware. ..."

4. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences ...by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society, Robert Gray Mayne (1882)
"A straight or curved-shanked instrument with a sharp hook, for fixing into the hard structures, and so extracting the fœtus, ..."

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