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stank

Definition of stank

  1. past tense of stink


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noun \ˈstaŋk\

Definition of stank

  1. 1 dialectal British a :  pond, poolb :  a ditch containing water

  2. 2 British :  a small dam :  weir

Examples of stank in a sentence

  1. the Scottish innkeeper advised swimming in the nearby stank only if the prospect of hypothermia seemed appealing

Origin and Etymology of stank

Middle English, from Anglo-French estank, stanc, from estancher to dam up, stanch — more at stanch


First Known Use: 14th century



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Definition of stank for Students

  1. past of stink



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