from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In leather manufacturing, loose and coarse: as, a flanky skin.
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Not that the Prius hatchback was Miranda Kerr to begin with, but to me the wagon looks seriously flanky.
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First have your beef nicely pickled; let it stay in pickle a week; then take the thin, flanky pieces, such as will not make a handsome dish of themselves, put on a large potful, and let them boil until perfectly done; then pull to pieces, and season just as you do souse, with pepper, salt and allspice; only put it in a coarse cloth and press down upon it some very heavy weight.
Imagine a funnel made of thin, flanky, sole-leather, four inches in diameter across the top, and as many deep down to the neck, and that its centre is nailed or tied fast to a rod that is to serve as a piston in the pump.
Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs
Trim off the flanky parts and ends of the ribs; split the backbone lengthwise, that the inner surface may be well exposed; hang it by a strong cord or bark string in a powerful, even heat; lay thin strips of pork along the upper edge and turn from time to time until done.