The Meaning of shan

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Shandrydan

n.
A jocosely depreciative name for a vehicle.

Shandygaff

n.
A mixture of strong beer and ginger beer.

Shanghaied

imp. & p. p.
of Shanghai

Shanghaiing

p. pr. & vb. n.
of Shanghai

Shanghai

v. t.
To intoxicate and ship (a person) as a sailor while in this condition.

Shanghai

n.
A large and tall breed of domestic fowl.

Shank

n.
See Chank.

Shank

v.
The part of the leg from the knee to the foot; the shin; the shin bone; also, the whole leg.

Shank

v.
Hence, that part of an instrument, tool, or other thing, which connects the acting part with a handle or other part, by which it is held or moved.

Shank

v.
That part of a key which is between the bow and the part which enters the wards of the lock.

Shank

v.
The middle part of an anchor, or that part which is between the ring and the arms.

Shank

v.
That part of a hoe, rake, knife, or the like, by which it is secured to a handle.

Shank

v.
A loop forming an eye to a button.

Shank

v.
The space between two channels of the Doric triglyph.

Shank

v.
A large ladle for molten metal, fitted with long bars for handling it.

Shank

v.
The body of a type.

Shank

v.
The part of the sole beneath the instep connecting the broader front part with the heel.

Shank

v.
A wading bird with long legs; as, the green-legged shank, or knot; the yellow shank, or tattler; -- called also shanks.

Shank

v.
Flat-nosed pliers, used by opticians for nipping off the edges of pieces of glass to make them round.

Shank

v. i.
To fall off, as a leaf, flower, or capsule, on account of disease affecting the supporting footstalk; -- usually followed by off.
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