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flanch

noun
variants: or less commonly flanche \ˈflanch, -ȧ-\ or flaunch or flaunche \-ȯ-, -ä-\

Definition of flanch

plural -es
: either of two curved segments encroaching on a heraldic field one from each side

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Origin and Etymology of flanch

Middle English flaunche, probably from Middle French flanche flank, from flanc


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flanch

noun \ ˈflȧnch \

Definition of flanch

plural -es
British
: a flange especially of a wheel

Origin and Etymology of flanch

perhaps from 1flanch


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flanch

verb \ " \

Definition of flanch

-ed/-ing/-es
intransitive verb
: to slant outward : flare
transitive verb
: draw in toward the top used with up and especially of a chimney
  • flanch up the chimney so that it will shed rain

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