I twisted my ankle and fell.
For ornament women wear silver ankle-rings with bells, silver necklaces and silver or gold rosettes in the ears.
He pulled her close, murmuring into her hair, "Just so you know, I plan to take those ankle socks off with my teeth later."
The soldier's boot (caliga, from which the emperor Gaius derived his nickname, Caligula) was in reality a heavy hobnailed sandal with a number of straps wound round the ankle and lower leg.
They are sometimes buttoned at the ankle, especially in the Meerut district.
In all the groups which are at present arboreal, the palaeontological evidence goes to show that their ancestors were likewise so; while since, in the case of modern terrestrial forms, the structure of the wrist and ankle joints tends to approximate to the arboreal type, as we recede in time, the available evidence, so far as it goes, is in favour of Dr Matthew's contention.
The specially painful points are about the knee and ankle joints; besides which a feeling of numbness is experienced throughout the whole limb.
The joint between the femur and tibia, corresponding to the knee of man, is called the " stifle-joint "; that between the tibia and tarsus, corresponding to the ankle of man, the " hock."
The man grabbed her ankle and she kicked him with her other foot.
With a ring in my nose and a ball and chain on my ankle, no doubt.
When this last kind is " rucked " at the ankle it is called churidar (Plate I.
With boots are worn shaiwars, or baggy riding breeches, very loose, and tied by a string at the ankle; a sort of kilt is worn by couriers.
Her ankle twisted painfully, forcing a quick cry of pain from her lips.
Walking so fast that it created a breeze that caught the loose hair hanging down her back, she turned her ankle slipping off her sandals.
She complied and he examined her ankle, twisting it until she winced.
After having her wiggle her toes and move her ankle this way and that, he finally stepped back and observed her with a frown.
I just turned my ankle a little.
Testing her ankle in a pair of low heels, she nodded silent approval and hurried down the hall.
She pulled out waterproof ankle boots and her thick, lamb's wool-lined coat then quickly gathered her toiletries and packed an overnight bag.
She wrenched away, only for the robed man to snatch her ankle and drag her down.
Katie chose a pair of wool-lined clogs, shower sandals, and waterproof ankle boots.
She made it to the sand before being forced to slow to a walk by the ankle-deep, loose sand.
She made it to the sand before forced to slow to a walk by the ankle-deep, loose sand.
His eyes landed on a perfect Little Red Riding Hood, right down to the ankle socks and patent leather Mary Janes.
They brought a wing chair from the living room into the studio, and Elisabeth positioned him sitting back with one ankle on the other knee, his hands resting on the arms of the chair.
Ahead of her, Katie stepped off the wooden porch into the ankle high snow and followed the trail Carmen had broken earlier on her trip to light the stove in the dairy.
She screamed as pain shot through her ankle and up her leg.
Was the ankle broken?
Katie touched the roots ensnaring the sleeping woman's ankle. The mess baffled her, as if the roots themselves had reached out to grab Deidre's ankles instead of her slipping and stumbling into them. The gnarly roots were twisted and thick, wrapped too tightly for her to pry them apart.
The roots around Deidre's left foot snapped free. Katie shoved it aside before it could change its mind and started on the roots around her right foot. Deidre moved her foot with a look of pain. She rubbed her ankle, and Katie cut her arm again.
Dean half-felt his way across the parking lot in his bare feet, cursing the pebbles and splashing through ankle-deep puddles at curbside before stumbling into the absolute darkness of the beach-side path.
This is worn round the waist folded in a knot, the women allowing it to fall to the ankle, the men, when properly dressed in accordance with ancient custom, folding it over the hilt of their waist-weapon, and draping it around them so that it reaches nearly to the knee.
Borelli (De motu animalium, Rome, 1680), explained that birds are enabled to grasp the twig on which they rest whilst sleeping, without having to make any muscular exertion, because the weight of the body bends the knee and ankle-joints, over both of which pass the tendons of this compound muscle.
The distal half of the fibula is very slender and normally does not reach the ankle-joint; it is attached to the peroneal ridge of the tibia.
Consequently the ankle-joint of birds is absolutely cruro-tarsal and tarso-metatarsal, i.e.