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Shank

shank To fall off, as a leaf, flower, or capsule, on account of disease affecting the supporting footstalk; usually followed... Read More

Shank bone

shank bone --> tibia (Science: anatomy) The large bone between the knee and foot that supports 5/6 of the body weight... Read More

Anchor

Anchor 1. A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain), and which, being cast overboard, lays... Read More

Bone

Definition noun, plural: bones The rigid organ comprised of bone tissues, and forms the skeleton of most... Read More

Nut

Nut 1. (Science: botany) A dry one-seeded fruit which is indehiscent (i.e., it does not split open along a definite seam at... Read More

Fork

Fork 1. An instrument consisting consisting of a handle with a shank terminating in two or more prongs or tines, which are... Read More

Shin

shin 1. To climb a mast, tree, rope, or the like, by embracing it alternately with the arms and legs, without help of steps,... Read More

Squid

squid 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of ten-armed cephalopods having a long, tapered body, and a caudal... Read More