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foreshank

[ fawr-shangk, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌʃæŋk, ˈfoʊr- /
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noun

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Origin of foreshank

First recorded in 1920–25; fore- + shank
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British Dictionary definitions for foreshank

foreshank
/ (ˈfɔːˌʃæŋk) /

noun

the top of the front leg of an animal
a cut of meat from this part
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