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shank's mare (SHANGKS mare) noun
One's own legs. Also known as shank's pony.
[From facetiously referring to one's legs as a horse, a shank being the part of the leg between the knee and ankle.]
-Anu Garg (words at wordsmith.org)
"If you'll be walking, click the Walking tab on a plotted route to see directions optimized for traveling by shank's mare." Steve Bass; The Web's Best Mapping Sites; PC World; Aug 20, 2007.
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