Shanks

The term for the fur from the legs of kids, goat or sheep, which was used to trim outer clothing. Less expensive than *marten or sable, it could be worn outside the house with no anxiety about its being damaged or dirtied. -

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  • shanks — shanks; shanks·man; …   English syllables

  • Shanks — This unusual and long established surname is of Anglo Saxon, and is now confined chiefly to northern English and Scottish regions. Shanks or Shank is a nickname for someone with particularly long legs, or some peculiarity of gait. The derivation… …   Surnames reference

  • shanks — Shank Shank, n. [OE. shanke, schanke, schonke, AS. scanca, sceanca, sconca, sceonca; akin to D. schonk a bone, G. schenkel thigh, shank, schinken ham, OHG. scincha shank, Dan. & Sw. skank. [root]161. Cf. {Skink}, v.] 1. The part of the leg from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • shanks — ʃæŋk n. human leg; part of the leg between the knee and the foot; section of meat cut from the leg of certain animals; long narrow part of something (such as a nail, pin, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Shanks — /ʃæŋks/ (say shangks) noun Donald Robert, 1940–2011, Australian bass opera singer …   Australian English dictionary

  • SHANKS — …   Useful english dictionary

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