Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To fasten with a linch-pin.
  • To prance about in a lively manner.
  • To beat or chastise. Urry's MS. additions to Ray.
  • noun A ridge or balk of land; any bank or boundary for the division of land.
  • noun A ledge; a right-angled projection.
  • noun A narrow and steep bank or footpath.
  • noun A small inland cliff, generally one that is wooded.
  • noun A hamlet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A ledge; a right-angled projection.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A ledge; a right-angled projection.

Etymologies

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Anglo-Saxon hlinc a hill.

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