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shankpiece

[ shangk-pees ]
/ ˈʃæŋkˌpis /
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noun
a piece of metal or fiber for giving form to the shank of a shoe.
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Also called shank.

Origin of shankpiece

First recorded in 1880–85; shank + piece
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