from The Century Dictionary.
- In heraldry, charged with a pair of flanches.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Her.) Having flanches; -- said of an escutcheon with those bearings.
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- adjective heraldry Having
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The thickness is of little moment if the top, or wash between the antae can be flanched up with cement, so as to prevent the weather getting in behind.
_Warrenne_ (_gu. a lion rampt. or_, and No. 68), “_flanched_,” -- that is, blazoned only upon the flanches (see No. 141) of the Shield, the central area being blank.