Definition of Stank

1. a. Weak; worn out.



2. v. i. To sigh.

3. imp. Stunk.

4. n. Water retained by an embankment; a pool water.

Definition of Stank

1. Verb. (simple past of stink) ¹

2. Adjective. (AAVE slang derogatory) Foul-smelling, stinking, unclean. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stank

1. a pond [n -S]

Medical Definition of Stank

1. 1. Water retained by an embankment; a pool water. 2. A dam or mound to stop water. Stank hen, the moor hen; called also stankie. Origin: OF. Estang, F. Etang, from L. Stagnum a pool. Cf. Stagnate, Tank a cistern. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stank

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Literary usage of Stank

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1. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"To stank, t>. a. To fill ; to satisfy ; to sate with food, Aberd.—Su. ... To stank, T. n. To gasp for breath, SB—Isl. Su. 6. stank-a, id. To stank, ». n. ..."

2. Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: From Gales and by United States Congress, Thomas Hart Benton (1860)
"... of stank Quotum. constitutional barrier interposed to prevent him from performing an act of humanity and justice. He would suggest another consideration ..."

3. The Orthoëpist: A Pronouncing Manual Containing about Three Thousand Five by Alfred Ayres, Thomas Embley Osmun (1880)
"... not -stank, gut'ta-per'cha, not -ka. gym-na'§i-um. gypsum—jip 'su i n. gyve—jiv, not giv. H. THIS letter is merely an aspiration. It is silent in heir, ..."

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