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Ride the Shank's Mare means to walk, go on foot

Posted by Bruce Kahl on September 26, 2000

In Reply to: Important question posted by Jay Mcmullen on September 26, 2000

: what does "ride the shank's mare" mean. And Also what is the origin of this phrase. I have but 1 hour to find this information out. So PLEASE EMAIL me back with the information

I dont know the origin but your phrase means to go on foot, to walk.
The link below may help with the origin.