shanks' mare

or shank's mare



one's own legs, especially as a means of moving from one place to another: The only way we can get there is by shanks' mare.

Nearby words

  1. shankar, ravi,
  2. shankara,
  3. shankaracharya,
  4. shankly,
  5. shankpiece,
  6. shanks's pony,
  7. shanna,
  8. shannon,
  9. shannon, claude elwood,
  10. shanny


    ride shanks' mare, to go on foot rather than ride; walk: It was such a delightful day that we decided to ride shanks' mare to the fair.

Also called shanks' pony, shank's pony. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019