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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Chank  \Chank"\,  n.  [Skr.  [,c]a[.n]kha.  See  {Conch}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  East  Indian  name  for  the  large  spiral  shell  of  several 
  species  of  sea  conch  much  used  in  making  bangles,  esp. 
  {Turbinella  pyrum}.  Called  also  {chank  chell}.