Alberto Barbera, director of the Venice Film Festival, took the stage, flanked by a woman holding a trophy and a medal.
Nor will it ever feel natural to gaze upon Hogwarts, flanked by its iconic boars—and the palm trees that surround it—from afar.
Those flat, sparkling rooftops, capping aisles of cheap goods and flanked by acres of concrete parking lots?
The guy sat on a stoop not far from Sixth Avenue, flanked by an equally large friend.
She was flanked by her mother, Dina, and her younger sister, Ali.
The latter is flanked by similar arches enclosing pretty, traceried windows.
The fernery was flanked by two other handwoven baskets of sweet-grass.
This was one of the four towers which flanked the circumvallation of the king just named.
The shield was flanked, on the right by an olive branch, on the left by a deer's antlers.
He was flanked by a couple of pikemen as hideous as the Afrites of Eastern romance.
late Old English flanc "fleshy part of the side," from Old French flanc, probably from Frankish *hlanca (cf. Old High German (h)lanca, Middle High German lanke "hip joint," German lenken "to bend, turn, lead"), from PIE root *kleng- "to bend, turn" (see link (n.)). The military sense is first attested 1540s, as is the verb. Related: Flanked; flanking.
The side of the body between the pelvis or hip and the last rib; the side.
The section of flesh in that area.