An item that is used as a weapon but wasn't originaly inteded to be a weapon. A homemade prison blade is a perfect example.
Dude! You just got shanked with a rake!

Dude look out! That broken beer bottle can be used as a shank!
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The 3rd person derivative of shanking.
The act of stabbing someone with a crude, knife-like weapon.
C: *shanks*
J: *bleeds out on your carpet* HAH.
C: -_-""
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verb

slang for pretending to pull down one of your friend's pants for the lulz. Common on the East Coast of the US. Originated in North Carolina
My friend shanked me haha
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Any sharp object owned by a black man.
Jordanicus-Lequarius insists that his knife be called a Swiss Army Knife, but we all know that it's a shank.
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1. a knife..usually a flick knife

2. to steal something

3. to stab someone
1. ill draw for the shanks if you don't watch your mouth

2. did you see me shanks his fone??
by seny April 07, 2005

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it originates from innercity london, a term for a deadly weapon used to cause great damage or death.
"I will shank that boy"
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When two males are using urinals next to each other, one finishes urinating and the other male take his penis and shakes it for him, removing excess urine.
Guy 1: Hey you there mind shanking me whilst I take this phone call?

Guy 2: Yeah sure, how many shakes do you need?

Guy 1: 5.
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Adjective. used to describe or express something with great excitement, or with great praise
"Dude, did you see her g-string? Shank as fuck!"

"Chigga-chigga, pour me some dat tequila bitch, feelin' shanky!"
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