Definition of shanking in English:

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shanking

Pronunciation: /ˈSHaNGkiNG/

noun

1 Golf The action of striking the ball with the heel of the club.
2Any of a number of plant diseases resulting in the darkening and shriveling of a plant or fruit from the base of a stem or stalk.
Example sentences
  • Magnesium deficiency may be associated with the disorder of shanking, in which the bunch stems and berries shrivel before ripening.

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Syllabification: shank·ing

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