ankle


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Related to ankle: ankle ligaments
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by ankle express

By walking (to a certain location). My car's in the shop, so we'll have to go to the store by ankle express. It'll take us forever to get there by ankle express! Can't you give us a ride?
See also: ankle, by, express

by ankle express

Fig. on foot. After my horse was stolen, I had to go by ankle express. It's a five-minute drive, forty minutes by ankle express.
See also: ankle, by, express

rug rat

Sl. a small child, especially an infant or toddler. (Also a term of address.) You got any rug rats at your house? Hey, you cute little rug rat, come over here.
See also: rat, rug

sprain one's ankle

to become pregnant. She has, ah, sprained her ankle. From the looks of her, she must have sprained her ankle some months ago.
See also: ankle, sprain

ankle

1. n. an attractive woman or girl. (Typically with some.) Now, there’s some ankle I’ve never seen around here before.
2. in. to walk [somewhere]. I have to ankle down to the drugstore.
3. in. to walk away from one’s employment; to leave. (see also walk.) I didn’t fire her. I told her she could ankle if she wanted.

rug rat

and ankle biter
n. a child. Hey, you cute little rug rat, come over here. I got three little ankle biters at home.
See also: rat, rug

ankle biter

verb
See also: ankle, biter

sprain one’s ankle

tv. to become pregnant. From the looks of her, she must have sprained her ankle some months ago.
See also: ankle, sprain
References in classic literature ?
Fetching it he unlocked the fetter from about the creature's ankle, locked it empty and carried the key farther down into the burrow.
But he is here now," said the officer grimly, "and his fetter is locked about his ankle.
First they removed all his weapons and then, snapping a fetter about one of the rykor's ankles, secured him to the end of one of the chains hanging from the walls.
He hopped and bobbed clumsily along on his injured ankle, throwing stones and screaming hoarsely at times; at other times hopping and bobbing silently along, picking himself up grimly and patiently when he fell, or rubbing his eyes with his hand when the giddiness threatened to overpower him.
They did not remove their foot-gear, though the water was icy cold - so cold that their ankles ached and their feet went numb.
He is in the same plight as Freddy, very wet about the ankles.
She gathers her skirts above her ankles and hurries off towards the Strand].
He was handicapped in his flight by the weight of the girl whose legs would but scarce bear her weight, to say nothing of maintaining her in rapid flight, for the tightly drawn bonds that had been about her ankles for so long had stopped circulation and partially paralyzed her extremities.
Sillerton Jackson stretched his ankles nearer the coals and emitted a sardonic whistle.
One of the fellows stopped and severed the bonds that held my ankles.
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Specifically, ankle injuries are among the most common injuries, with reported incidence rates as high as 58.
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