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flank

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a place, space, or direction away from or beyond a central point or line
  • painted the name of the ship along its flank

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flank

verb

Synonyms of flank (Entry 2 of 2)

to be adjacent to
  • the guards flank the center on a football team's offensive line

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The first known use of flank was before the 12th century

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“Flank.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flank. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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