Definition of shanking in English:


Line breaks: shank|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈʃaŋkɪŋ


[mass 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 shrivelling of a plant or fruit from the base of a stem or stalk.
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    • Magnesium deficiency may be associated with the disorder of shanking, in which the bunch stems and berries shrivel before ripening.

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