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n.1.See Ankle.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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These are picturesque and fanciful, but not so varied as at Constantinople and Smyrna; the women of Beirout add an agony--in the two former cities the sex wear a thin veil which one can see through (and they often expose their ancles,) but at Beirout they cover their entire faces with dark-colored or black veils, so that they look like mummies, and then expose their breasts to the public.
Gregson and Lestrade exchanged glances as if they thought this proposition rather a bold one; but Holmes at once took the prisoner at his word, and loosened the towel which we had bound round his ancles. He rose and stretched his legs, as though to assure himself that they were free once more.
laying one hose-clad leg across the knee of the other, and caressing his ancle [sic], 'I know of no man in Florence who can serve our party better than you'" (R 328).
Ancle Elias: Welcome in Kenya where husbands at 59 are called baby where there son's at 9 are called baba.