shank-nag

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

shank-nag (third-person singular simple present shank-nags, present participle shank-nagging, simple past and past participle shank-nagged)

  1. (idiomatic, archaic) To travel on foot.

Noun[edit]

shank-nag (plural shank-nags)

  1. (idiomatic) Archaic spelling of shanks' nag.

References[edit]

  • shank-nag, in A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical, by John Christopher Atkinson. J.R. Smith: 1868, p. 442.