• (British) IPA: /ˈaŋk(ə)lbəʊn/

anklebone (plural anklebones)

  1. The bone of the ankle.
    • [1526], [William Tyndale, transl.], The Newe Testamēt […] (Tyndale Bible), [Worms, Germany: Peter Schöffer], OCLC 762018299 ↗; republished as The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Published in 1526. […], London: Samuel Bagster, […], 1836, OCLC 679500256 ↗, The Actes off the Apostles III:[7–8], folio xcviii, verso, page [295] ↗:
      And immediatly his fete and anclebones receaved strenght, and he sprange, stode, and also walked, and entred with them into the temple walkynge, and leapynge, and laudynge god.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: talus, astragale, os astragale
  • German: Sprungbein, Rollbein
  • Italian: astragalo, talo
  • Portuguese: astrágalo (Portugal), tálus (Brazil)
  • Russian: тара́нная кость
  • Spanish: taba

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