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.

Flanches are always in pairs. A pair of flanches is considered one of the subordinaries.

 

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