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  • s  having long legs

  • Almost every morning since last November, a long-shanked, ruddy-faced man carrying a geologist's pick has stomped his hobnailed boots through the lobby of Mexico City's Hotel.
  • Extremely long-shanked, "Casey"' prefers to squat Buddha-like on a desk rather than cramp his legs beneath it.
  • A long-shanked German burgher with thinning blond hair, blue eyes red-rimmed by fatigue, lounged in Montreal's Mount Royal Hotel one evening last week, toying dully with a .

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