foreshank
noun Date: 1924 the upper part of the foreleg of cattle; also meat cut from this part

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • foreshank — [fôr′shaŋk΄] n. 1. the upper part of the front legs of cattle 2. meat from this part …   English World dictionary

  • foreshank — /fawr shangk , fohr /, n. 1. shin1 (def. 2). 2. See under shank (def. 4). [1920 25; FORE + SHANK] * * * …   Universalium

  • foreshank — noun a) The upper part of cattles foreleg b) A cut of meat from this part …   Wiktionary

  • foreshank — fore•shank [[t]ˈfɔrˌʃæŋk, ˈfoʊr [/t]] n. 1) zool. shin I, 2) 2) coo See under shank 3) • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • foreshank — noun a cut of meat from the upper part of a front leg • Hypernyms: ↑shank * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: fore + shank : shin 1b * * * /fawr shangk , fohr /, n. 1. shin1 (def. 2) …   Useful english dictionary

  • meat processing — Introduction       preparation of meat for human consumption.       Meat is the common term used to describe the edible portion of animal tissues and any processed or manufactured products prepared from these tissues. Meats are often classified… …   Universalium

  • Beef — For other uses, see Beef (disambiguation). An uncooked rib roast …   Wikipedia

  • shank — /shangk/, n. 1. Anat. the part of the lower limb in humans between the knee and the ankle; leg. 2. a corresponding or analogous part in certain animals. See diag. under horse. 3. the lower limb in humans, including both the leg and the thigh. 4.… …   Universalium

  • shank — [[t]ʃæŋk[/t]] n. 1) anat. a) the part of the lower limb in humans between the knee and the ankle b) zool. the corresponding part in other vertebrates 2) anat. the lower limb; the entire leg 3) coo a cut of meat from the top part of the front… …   From formal English to slang

  • mock duck — noun : a shoulder of lamb shaped to resemble a duck with the boned foreshank forming the head and neck and the remainder after removal of the blade bones forming the body …   Useful english dictionary

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