Definition of Stanches

1. Verb. (third-person singular of stanch) ¹



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Definition of Stanches

1. stanch [v] - See also: stanch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stanches

stampings
stampless
stamps
stamps out
stampt
stamulumab
stanazolol
stance
stances
stanch
stanched
stanchel
stanchels
stancher
stanchers
stanches (current term)
stanchest
stanching
stanchion
stanchioned
stanchioning
stanchions
stanchless
stanchly
stanchness
stanck
stand-alone
stand-down
stand-in

Literary usage of Stanches

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1. A Treatise on Rivers and Canals: Relating to the Control and Improvement of by Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1882)
"stanches. Alteration of Channel. Cross Jetties. Longitudinal Jetties. Dredging Hard Shoals. Easing Bends and Making Straight Cuts. Introduction of Locks and ..."

2. A Treatise on Rivers and Canals: Relating to the Control and Improvement of by Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1882)
"stanches. Alteration of Channel. Cross Jetties. Longitudinal Jetties. Dredging Hard Shoals. Easing Bends and Making Straight Cuts. Introduction of Locks and ..."

3. The Principles and Practice of Canal and River Engineering by David Stevenson (1872)
"... currents, and discharge—Works proposed for its improvement—Means used for rendering the upper portions of small rivers navigable, by stanches, dams, ..."

4. A Dictionary for Primary Schools by Noah Webster (1838)
"... n. that which Stanch'-ing, ppr. stopping the from flowing. [stanches. flowing of blood. Stanch'-ion, я. a small post. Stanch'-less, a. that cannot be ..."

5. Rivers and Canals: The Flow, Control, and Improvement of Rivers and the by Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1896)
"... Primitive Navigation; stanches for Flashing ; Locks, Weirs, and Level Reaches; Instances of Canalized Rivers ; Remarks on Canalization of Rivers. ..."

6. The History of the Church & Manor of Wigan in the County of Lancaster by George Thomas Orlando Bridgeman (1889)
"He made new stone windows almost about all the Quire, & in other places of the Cathedral he put in new stanches of stone, as he did in the Pallace windowes. ..."

7. The History of the Church & Manor of Wigan in the County of Lancaster by George Thomas Orlando Bridgeman (1889)
"He made new stone windows almost about all the Quire, & in other places of the Cathedral he put in new stanches of stone, as he did in the Pallace windowes. ..."

8. Reports of the Late John Smeaton, F.R.S., Made on Various Occasions, in the by John Smeaton (1837)
"... by the stanches at Lincoln High Bridge, will pen 10 inches upon the mouth of the said river in dry seasons, at which time it has no currency; ..."

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