Definition of Shanking

1. Verb. (present participle of shank) ¹



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Definition of Shanking

1. shank [v] - See also: shank

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shanking

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

Literary usage of Shanking

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1. The Shoe Industry by Frederick James Allen (1916)
"shanking Out. Thinning and smoothing the shank part of the shoe. Size. The length measure of the shoe on standard widths. The length is expressed by numbers ..."

2. Practical and Scientific Fruit Culture by Charles R. Baker (1866)
"... THE FRUIT AND FLOWER—THE ROSE-BCG, shanking. § 1. — GENERAL OBSERVATIONS. THE diseases of plants have never received the attention which they deserve. ..."

3. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1875)
"shanking: ITS CAUSE AND CURE. HANKING, like many other so-called diseases, is not a disease at all, it is merely a reminder—and not always a gentle one—on ..."

4. Vines and Vine Culture by Archibald Farquharson Barron (1892)
"shanking.—Of all the perplexing maladies that affect Grapes, ... The term shanking is applied to denote the drying or withering-up of the stalks of the ..."

5. The Steel Foundry by John Howe Hall (1914)
"In small Bessemer foundries (and to some extent in small electric furnace work), the relative advantages of "shanking from the vessel" and "shanking from a ..."

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