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  • adj. superlative form of lank: most lank.


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  • There's nothing remotely catchy here – only the lankest-haired, most red-eyed milkman will be caught whistling these tunes – and, with an average track time of almost six minutes, nothing remotely immediate, either.

    Win Open Graves DVDs Right Now

  • He was the lankest, obliquest-eyed celestial that ever combined an expression of childlike innocence with the appearance of having fallen into a state of permanent disrepair, an outward seeming that much belied the inner man.

    The Conversion of Ah Lew Sing

  • Tragedian (he was the longest and the lankest) minded us not at all.

    Virginia: the Old Dominion

  • West Virginia hogs are the longest, lankest, boniest animals in creation.

    The Citizen-Soldier or, Memoirs of a Volunteer


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