blenches

 faults. N.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • blenches — blentʃ v. shrink, recoil, cower, falter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Blench — Blench, n. A looking aside or askance. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] These blenches gave my heart another youth. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blencher — Blench er, n. 1. One who, or that which, scares another; specifically, a person stationed to prevent the escape of the deer, at a hunt. See {Blancher}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. One who blenches, flinches, or shrinks back. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sonnet 110 — Sonnet|110 Alas! tis true, I have gone here and there, And made my self a motley to the view, Gored mine own thoughts, sold cheap what is most dear, Made old offences of affections new; Most true it is, that I have looked on truth Askance and… …   Wikipedia

  • blench — UK [blentʃ] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms blench : present tense I/you/we/they blench he/she/it blenches present participle blenching past tense blenched past participle blenched mainly literary to react in a way that shows you are very… …   English dictionary


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