blench


1blench

intransitive verb \ˈblench\

Definition of BLENCH

:  to draw back or turn aside from lack of courage :  flinch

Origin of BLENCH

Middle English, to deceive, blench, from Old English blencan to deceive; akin to Old Norse blekkja to impose on
First Known Use: 13th century

2blench

verb

Definition of BLENCH

:  bleach, whiten

Origin of BLENCH

alteration of blanch
First Known Use: 1813

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