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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
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.]
"If you'll be walking, click the Walking tab on a plotted route to see
directions optimized for traveling by shank's mare."
See more usage examples of shank's mare in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
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