Antonyms
Etymology

1. sheepshank

noun. a knot for shortening a line.

Antonyms

  • unknot

Etymology

  • shank (English)
  • shanke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sheep (English)
  • sceap (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word sheepshank


1. Noun, singular or mass
Suggestions include the square knot, the bowline, half hitch and sheepshank.

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