What does the word ankle mean?

Usage examples for ankle

  1. Crossing to Faru- hin- Obaran's bed, he grasped the sleeper by the ankle, tugging. – Time Crime by H. Beam Piper
  2. At such times the place literally ran ankle deep in wine. – The Secrets of the German War Office by 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 by Victor Bridges