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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flank  \Flank\  (fl[a^][ng]k),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Flanked} 
  (fl[a^][ng]kt);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Flanking}.]  [Cf.  F. 
  flanquer  See  {Flank},  n.,  and  cf  {Flanker},  v.  t.] 
  1.  To  stand  at  the  flank  or  side  of  to  border  upon 
 
  Stately  colonnades  are  flanked  with  trees.  --Pitt. 
 
  2.  To  overlook  or  command  the  flank  of  to  secure  or  guard 
  the  flank  of  to  pass  around  or  turn  the  flank  of  to 
  attack,  or  threaten  to  attack;  the  flank  of 




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