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noun 
  1. The joint which connects the foot with the leg; the tarsus.
    1. (slang) Woman
Translations: 
  • Dutch: enkel(nl)m
  • French: cheville(fr)f
  • German: de(de, Kní¶chel, m, m(de, Fuíčkní¶chel), {{t-)enkel
  • Italian: caviglia(it)f
  • Spanish: tobillo(es)m
verb (ankl, ing)
  1. (slang) To walk.
  2. (bicycling) To cyclically angle the foot at the ankle while pedaling, to maximize the amount of work applied to the pedal during each revolution.
Etymology: Old English ancle, anclow, ancleow; akin to Icelandic íkkla, íkli, Dan. and Sw. ankel, D. enklaauw, enkel, G. enkel, and perh. OHG. encha, ancha thigh, shin: compare with Skr. anga limb, anguri finger. Compare with Haunch.


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