Stank (?), a. [OF. estanc, or It. stanco. See Stanch, a.]

Weak; worn out.

[Obs.]

Spenser.

 

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Stank, v. i. [Cf. Sw. st�x86;nka to pant. 165.]

To sigh.

[Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

 

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Stank, imp. of Stink.

Stunk.

 

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Stank, n. [OF. estang, F. 'etang, from L. stagnum a pool. Cf. Stagnate, Tank a cistern.]

1.

Water retained by an embankment; a pool water.

[Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

Robert of Brunne.

2.

A dam or mound to stop water.

[Prov. Eng.]

Stank hen Zool., the moor hen; -- called also stankie. [Prov. Eng.]

 

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