Definition of Lanker

1. Adjective. (comparative of lank) ¹



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Definition of Lanker

1. lank [adj] - See also: lank

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lanker

laniol
laniquidar
lanital
lanitals
lank
lank sleeve
lank sleeves
lankacidin
lankacidins
lankamycin
lanked
lanken
lankened
lankening
lankens
lanker (current term)
lankest
lankier
lankiest
lankily
lankiness
lankinesses
lanking
lankly
lankness
lanknesses
lanks
lanky
lanmuchangite
lanner

Literary usage of Lanker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"Virgil, by Vicars, \KK. tl'lanker. Au entrenchment protecting the flank of a position. .... lanker ..."

2. The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the by Roald Amundsen (1913)
"... F. Personally we did not suffer at all, as we had good fur clothing, but with the dogs it was another matter. They grew lanker and lanker every day, ..."

3. Selections from Strabo: With an Introduction on Strabo's Life and Works by Strabo, Henry Fanshawe Tozer (1893)
"... the veltre of mediaeval records : Elton, p. 294. 8. %a,w6-nooi. : ' lanker,' ' more loosely made. ..."

4. The Compleat Angler by Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton (1904)
"... or, the dock-worm, or grub of a pale yellow, longer, lanker, and tougher than the other, with rows of feet all down his belly, and a red head also, ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Generally hair curls in proportion to its flatness, The rounder it is the stiffer and lanker. These extremes are respectively represented by the Papuans and ..."

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