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blancher


blancher


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blancher  \Blanch"er\,  n. 
  One  who  or  that  which  blanches  or  whitens;  esp.,  one  who 
  anneals  and  cleanses  money;  also  a  chemical  preparation  for 
  this  purpose. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blancher  \Blanch"er\,  n. 
  One  who  or  that  which  frightens  away  or  turns  aside.  [Obs.] 
 
  And  Gynecia,  a  blancher,  which  kept  the  dearest  deer 
  from  her  --Sir  P. 
  Sidney. 
 
  And  so  even  now  hath  he  divers  blanchers  belonging  to 
  the  market,  to  let  and  stop  the  light  of  the  gospel. 
  --Latimer.