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Language: Old English
Origin: ancleow

ankle

noun
     
Related topics: Human
an‧kle [countable]
1HBH the joint between your foot and your leg
break/twist/sprain your ankle
Janet slipped on the stairs and twisted her ankle.
slender ankles
2

ankle socks/boots

DCC socks or boots that only come up to your ankle

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