- Also called flank·er·back . an offensive back who lines up outside of an end.
- split end.
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The only reason Bareman started fighting was because he had washed out as a rugby flanker and he wanted to get back in shape so he could return to rugby.
Presumably, it was part of a flanker for a formal outdoor stair or steps (fig. 39).The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia|C. Malcolm Watkins
I would send one man as a left flanker to follow the west bank of Sandy Creek.Manual of Military Training|James A. Moss
The great flanker, or round tower, at the west end of the line was twenty-nine feet high.Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast|Samuel Adams Drake
What a sin it would be to spoil a fellow cut out for a flanker; and on a shoulder intended to carry a grenade, to hang a surplice.