stank

[ stangk ]
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verb
  1. a simple past tense of stink.

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British Dictionary definitions for stank (1 of 3)

stank1

/ (stæŋk) /


verb
  1. a past tense of stink

British Dictionary definitions for stank (2 of 3)

stank2

/ (stæŋk) /


noun
  1. a small cofferdam, esp one of timber made watertight with clay

  2. Scot and Northern English dialect a pond or pool

verb
  1. (tr) to make (a stream, cofferdam, etc) watertight, esp with clay

Origin of stank

2
C13: from Old French estanc, probably from estancher to stanch

British Dictionary definitions for stank (3 of 3)

stank3

/ (stæŋk) /


noundialect
  1. a drain, as in a roadway

  2. a draining board adjacent to a sink unit

Origin of stank

3
special use of stank ² (in the sense: pool, pond)

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