ankle

Part of speech: noun

The joint connecting the foot and the leg.

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Usage examples "ankle":

  1. Crossing to Faru- hin- Obaran's bed, he grasped the sleeper by the ankle, tugging. - "Time Crime", H. Beam Piper.
  2. At such times the place literally ran ankle deep in wine. - "The Secrets of the German War Office", Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves.
  3. I have often wondered since how on earth I managed to escape a sprained ankle or a broken neck, for carefully as I groped my way forward it was quite impossible to avoid all the numerous crevices and overhanging boughs which beset my path. - "A Rogue by Compulsion", Victor Bridges.