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!
by Stui August 21, 2005

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Another name for a urinal.

As Armitage-Shanks is the largest urinal company in the UK, many people just call urinals 'shanks'.
This is the same sort of idea as calling all vacuum cleaners 'hoovers'.
Reading boy: "Mate, the shanks are bare dirt in there, enit?!"
Approximate translation: "Friend, the urinals are really dirty in there, did you happen to notice?!"
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The art of taking a shit whilst having a wank. Great way to save time. Also heightening the pleasure factor, as a big firm dump squeezes past the male g-spot.
I had a monster shit last night. Time was not on my side, so I decided to double up and had myself an awesome shank.

Or....

My flatmate left the bathroom door unlocked last night, I accidentally walked in on him Shanking!
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From Shit + Wank, to masturbate whilst taking a shit.
I want a wank but I really need to take a shit and there isn't time for both! I know, I'll have a Shank!
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verb. typically thought of as a way to hurt someone in prison with a handmade knife. However, it has a 2nd meaning. Shank can also mean to draw a penis. The drawing can be as elaborate or as simple as one would like it to be. But the idea is that the penis drawing is a surprise, unbeknownst to the receiver.
" damn, my notebook got shanked..."

or

"I just shanked your shit"
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To stab or slice someone
I got shanked the other day and have a scar
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to stab with a knife
man am i gonna shank that jackie when i see her!
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(v.) the act of stabbing a person with a shiv( a non-metallic weapon; a sharpened toothbrush, a slice of old bread, a shard of glass, cracker jack box, human or animal bone, a plastic letter opener, half of a contact lens, two straws taped together, bic pen, dirty depends.) or a shank (a metallic weapon; can of spinach, metal lamp shade, tac, metal letter opener)
dwight d eisenhower was shanked in the lower thigh 10 times and in the upper abdomen 3 times.
by dustinstewart May 14, 2008

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