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British English: /ʃaŋk/
American English: /ʃæŋk/

Translation of shank in Italian:


also: -shanked adjective in composti

  • short-shanked
    con le, dalle gambe corte
    a canna corta, a cannello corto

transitive verb

  • (golfing)
    colpire col tacco della mazza (ball)


by shank's pony o mare

col cavallo di san Francesco o a piedi

Phrasal verbs

shank off

(Botany) (plant, fruit)
cadere per malattia dello stelo
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