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English definition of “shanks's pony”

shanks's pony

noun [U]     /ˌʃæŋk.sɪzˈpəʊ.ni/ US  /-ˈpoʊ-/ UK informal (US shank's mare)
walking, as a way of travelling: As there's no public transport, I suppose we'll have to use shanks's pony.Walking and walkers
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