A measurement of beef, weighing about two and a half pounds.
Maria: What's your name?
Maria: Like a hank of beef?
Customer: I'd like some roast beef?
Butcher: How many hanks?
Customer: Well, I'm going to have three people for dinner, think one hank will be enough?
Butcher: I'd get two hanks to be safe, or at least one and a half hanks