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shank

 
Noun shank has 8 senses
  1. shank - a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
    --1 is a kind of
    cut, cut of meat
    --1 has particulars: foreshank; hindshank
  2. shank - the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
    --2 is a kind of
    body part
    --2 is a part of leg
    --2 has parts: calf, sura
  3. shank, stem - cylinder forming a long narrow part of something
    --3 is a kind of cylinder
    --3 is a part of
     anchor, ground tackle; key; handle, grip, handgrip, hold; nail; pin; wineglass
  4. shank - cylinder forming the part of a bolt between the thread and the head
    --4 is a kind of
    cylinder
    --4 is a part of bolt
  5. shank - cylinder forming the part of a bit by which it is held in the drill
    --5 is a kind of
    cylinder
    --5 is a part of bit
  6. shank, waist - the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole
    --6 is a kind of part, portion
    --6 is a part of sole
  7. cannon, shank - lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals
    --7 is a kind of body part
    --7 is a part of animal leg; ungulate, hoofed mammal
    --7 has parts: cannon bone
  8. shank - a poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball
    --8 is a kind of
    golf stroke, golf shot, swing
    Derived form: verb shank1
Verb shank has 1 sense
  1. shank - hit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction
    --1 is one way to
    hit
    Derived form: noun shank8
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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