verb \ˈblench\

Definition of BLENCH

intransitive verb
:  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



Definition of BLENCH

:  bleach, whiten

Origin of BLENCH

alteration of blanch
First Known Use: 1813


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