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Stank

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Pronunciation : Stank
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [OF. estanc, or It. stanco. See Stanch, a.]
Definition : Defn: Weak; worn out. [Obs.] Spenser.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Stank
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Cf. Sw. stånka to pant. *165.]
Definition : Defn: To sigh. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Stank
Part of Speech : imp.
Definition : Defn: Stunk.

of Stink.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Stank
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OF. estang, F. étang, from L. stagnum a pool. Cf. Stagnate, Tank a cistern.]
Definition : 1. Water retained by an embankment; a pool water. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] Robert of Brunne.

2. A dam or mound to stop water. [Prov. Eng.] Stank hen (Zoöl.), the moor hen; -- called also stankie. [Prov. Eng.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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