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flanch


flanch


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flanch  \Flanch\,  n.;  pl  {Flanches}.  [Prov.  E.,  a  projection, 
  OF  flanche  flank.  See  {Flank}.] 
  1.  A  flange.  [R.].  (Her.)  A  bearing  consisting  of  a  segment 
  of  a  circle  encroaching  on  the  field  from  the  side 
 
  Note:  Flanches  are  always  in  pairs.  A  pair  of  flanches  is 
  considered  one  of  the  subordinaries