Flanker



[flang-ker] /ˈflæŋ kər/

noun
1.
a person or thing that flanks.
2.
Military. one of a body of soldiers placed on the flank of an army to guard a line of march.
3.
Fortification. a fortification projecting so as to defend another work or to command the flank of an assailing body.
4.
Football.

/ˈflæŋkə/
noun
1.
one of a detachment of soldiers detailed to guard the flanks, esp of a formation
2.
a projecting fortification, used esp to protect or threaten a flank
3.
(rugby) a wing forward

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