shanks's pony

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shanks's pony

(ˈʃæŋksɪz) or

shanks's mare

n
informal one's own legs as a means of transportation
[C18: from shank (in the sense: lower leg); probably with a pun on the surname Shanks]
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Flatts Lane is an uphill climb and many people will not be able to manage it on their Shanks's mare.