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flank·er / ˈflangkər/ • n. a person or thing situated on the flank of something, in particular: ∎  Football an offensive back who lines up to the outside of an end. ∎  Mil. a fortification guarding or menacing the side of a force or position.

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flanker. One of several (3 or 4) circular, polygonal, or square projections at the corner of a bawn (enclosure) to help to defend the straight curtain-wall linking them.

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