noun, plural spin·dle·shanks.(used with a singular or plural verb)
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OTHER WORDS FROM spindleshanksspin·dle-shanked [spin-dl-shangkt], /ˈspɪn dlˌʃæŋkt/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for spindleshanks
When a man has such spindleshanks as yours, he shouldn't put on so many airs.Paul and His Dog, v.1 (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XIII)|Charles Paul de Kock
Is your name, perhaps, Sheepshanks Cruickshanks, Spindleshanks?The Blue Fairy Book|Various
Compliments are the makeshifts of the elderly to call away attention from their spindleshanks.A Nest of Linnets|Frank Frankfort Moore
Perhaps they call you Sheepshanks, or Cruickshanks, or Spindleshanks?
Perhaps you are called Roast-ribs, or Sheepshanks, or Spindleshanks?Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm|Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm