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Related / Similar Words: cannon, waist, stem

 

Definition:
  • a poor golf stroke in which the heel of the club hits the ball;
  • lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals;
  • the narrow part of the shoe connecting the heel and the wide part of the sole;
  • cylinder forming the part of a bit by which it is held in the drill;
  • cylinder forming the part of a bolt between the thread and the head;
  • cylinder forming a long narrow part of something;
  • the part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle;
  • a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg;
  • hit (a golf ball) with the heel of a club, causing the ball to veer in the wrong direction;

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    Hyponyms: foreshank, hindshank

     

    Part Meronyms: animal leg, ungulate, hoofed mammal, sole, bit, bolt, anchor, ground tackle, key, handle, grip, handgrip, hold, nail, pin, wineglass, leg

     

    Anagrams: Hanks

     

     
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