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Definition of Flanked
1. flank [v] - See also: flank
Lexicographical Neighbors of Flanked
Literary usage of Flanked
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Northern Germany, as Far as the Bavarian and Austrian Frontiers: As Far as by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1900)
"The timber-tra.de is also very considerable. The Lange Brücke, a quay on the Mottlau, flanked with booths of every kind, is the principal resort of ..."
2. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, Horatio Balch Hackett, Ezra Abbot (1872)
"24 ; Layard, A'i/i. ф Bab. p. 67, and note). The gateways of Assyrian cities were arched or •quart-headed entrances in the wall, sometimes flanked by towers ..."
3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"... that flanked the highway towered overhead, and well-nigh shut out the remnant of the dying day. Night dropped her black pall over the earth as he ..."
4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"The gates were flanked with towers for their defense. The eastern wall 3. Nineveh, was protected by a moat filled with water from the ..."
5. Lectures, Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the World's Famous by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"We started early in the morning, and the exhilarating ride up a wild crevice in the mountains, flanked now by granite preci- AT THE SNOW-LINE. pices ..."
6. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"... the walls are flanked everywhere with bas-reliefs, that come from some buried palace that once stored the literary treasures. It appears that the kings ..."