Flanker

Definition of Flanker

Flank´er
n.1.One who, or that which, flanks, as a skirmisher or a body of troops sent out upon the flanks of an army toguard a line of march, or a fort projecting so as to command the side of an assailing body.
They threw out flankers, and endeavored to dislodge their assailants.
- W. Irwing.
v. t.1.To defend by lateral fortifications.
[imp. & p. p. Flankered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Flankering.]
2.To attack sideways.

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back, flank, flanker back
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