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Flanker   Listen
verb
Flanker  v. t.  (past & past part. flankered; pres. part. flankering)  
1.
To defend by lateral fortifications. (Obs.)
2.
To attack sideways. (Obs.)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Flanker" Quotes from Famous Books



... watery opening in the woods when up got a snipe with its old sweet song, and along with the snipe were any number of other waders—what a place for a naturalist! The first wisp went straight towards some paddy workers so I only got one flanker, and just as I was in the middle of them, beginning a record bag the horn sounded—the vexation of it! We turned and hoofed it back; under shadows of grand trees, over brown fallen leaves, past sunbeam ...
— From Edinburgh to India & Burmah • William G. Burn Murdoch



Words linked to "Flanker" :   armed services, detachment, soldier, military, military machine, flanker back, war machine



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