shank englannista suomeksi
The part of the leg between the knee and the ankle.
Meat from that part of an animal.
A poorly played golf shot in which the ball is struck by the part of the club head that connects to the shaft.
Flat-nosed pliers, used by opticians for nipping off the edges of pieces of glass to make them round.
The end or remainder, particularly of a period of time.
The main part or beginning of a period of time.
To stab, especially with an improvised blade.
To misstrike the ball with the part of the club head that connects to the shaft.
1861, (w), ''Cause of the variation of flowers''
- the gerrnens of these swelled, and on four out of the six I have now got fine pods, above 1% inch in length, with the seeds externally visible; whereas the flower stalks of the many other flowers all shanked off.
To provide (a button) with a shank (gloss).
2000, ''The Indian Textile Journal'' (volume 110, issues 7-12)
- The system is suitable for shanking all kind of sewn buttons (jackets, coats, blouses, shirts, trousers).
To apply the shank to a shoe, during the process of manufacturing it.
1986 March 6, "Factory Work" ''Poetry'', 147, quoted in 2009, Deborah Boe, ''The Girl of the Early Race: Poems'', Gegensatz Press ((ISBN)):
- I take those metal shanks, slide the backs of them in glue and make them lie down on the shoe-bottoms, (..) Last week they ran a contest to see which shankers shanked fastest. I'm not embarrassed to say I beat them all.