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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun An"kle
The joint which connects the foot with the leg; the tarsus.

Etymology: OE. ancle anclow, AS. ancleow; akin to Icel. ökkla ökli, Dan. and Sw. ankel, D. enklaauw enkel, G. enkel, and perh. OHG. encha ancha thigh, shin: cf. Skr. anga limb, anguri finger. Cf. Haunch

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  1. A gliding joint between the distal ends of the tibia and fibula and the proximal end of the talus

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Past life for Ankle born Jun 20, 1939

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central India approximately on 1200. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).