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Definition of Blench

Blench
Blench Blench, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blenched; p. pr. & vb. n. Blenching.] [OE. blenchen to blench, elude, deceive, AS. blencan to deceive; akin to Icel. blekkja to impose upon. Prop. a causative of blink to make to wink, to deceive. See Blink, and cf. 3d Blanch.] 1. To shrink; to start back; to draw back, from lack of courage or resolution; to flinch; to quail. Blench not at thy chosen lot. --Bryant. This painful, heroic task he undertook, and never blenched from its fulfillment. --Jeffrey. 2. To fly off; to turn aside. [Obs.] Though sometimes you do blench from this to that. --Shak.
Blench
Blench Blench, v. t. 1. To baffle; to disconcert; to turn away; -- also, to obstruct; to hinder. [Obs.] Ye should have somewhat blenched him therewith, yet he might and would of likelihood have gone further. --Sir T. More. 2. To draw back from; to deny from fear. [Obs.] He now blenched what before he affirmed. --Evelyn.
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Blench Blench, n. A looking aside or askance. [Obs.] These blenches gave my heart another youth. --Shak.
Blench
Blench Blench, v. i. & t. [See 1st Blanch.] To grow or make pale. --Barbour.

Meaning of Blench from wikipedia

- Roger Marsh Blench (born 1953) is a British linguist, ethnomusicologist and development anthropologist. He has an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University...
- feature is a tripartite singulative–collective–plurative number system, which Blench (2010) believes is a result of a noun-classifier system in the protolanguage...
- the case, Sidwell & Blench suggest that Khasic may have been an early offshoot of Palaungic that had spread westward. Sidwell & Blench (2011) suggest Shompen...
- is a list of major Chadic branches and their primary locations based on Blench (2019). Like the Adamawa and Bantu languages, Chadic branches are also referred...
- Matisoff (1991), pp. 470–471. van Driem (2005), pp. 91–95. Blench & Post (2014), p. 89. Blench, Roger. 2009. If agriculture cannot be reconstructed for...
- to only the Kra branch of the family. The name "Daic" is used by Roger Blench (2008). James R. Chamberlain (2016) proposes that the Tai-Kadai (Kra-Dai)...
- northernmost Taiwan which Blench suggests may have originated from the coast of Guangdong. Based on geography and cultural vocabulary, Blench believes that the...
- diversity) based on Blench (2019). Little work has been done on the Plateau languages, and the results to date are tentative. Blench (2018:112) gives the...
- North Omotic Dizoid Ta–Ne languages Gonga Gimojan Yemsa Bench Ometo–Chara Blench (2006) gives a more agnostic classification: South Omotic North Omotic Mao...
- following the desiccation of the Sahara in c. 3500 BCE. According to Roger Blench (2004), all specialists in Niger-Congo languages believe the languages to...