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Word

Flank

How many syllables?

1 Syllable

How it's divided?

flank

Definition

  • n. - The fleshy or muscular part of the side of an animal, between the ribs and the hip. See Illust. of Beef.
  • n. - The side of an army, or of any division of an army, as of a brigade, regiment, or battalion; the extreme right or left; as, to attack an enemy in flank is to attack him on the side.
  • n. - That part of a bastion which reaches from the curtain to the face, and defends the curtain, the flank and face of the opposite bastion; any part of a work defending another by a fire along the outside of its parapet.
  • n. - The side of any building.
  • n. - That part of the acting surface of a gear wheel tooth that lies within the pitch line.
  • v. t. - To stand at the flank or side of; to border upon.


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