Stank

Stank

, n. [OF. estang, F. tang, from L. stagnum a pool. Cf. Stagnate, Tank a cistern.] 1. Water retained by an embankment; a pool of water. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] Robert of Brunne.
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2. A dam or mound to stop water. [Prov. Eng.]
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Stank hen (Zol.), the moor hen; -- called also stankie. [Prov. Eng.]
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