The extreme left or right of a military formation. The following is an extract:
Flank attack (Mil.), an attack upon the side of an army or body of troops, distinguished from one upon its front or rear.
Flank company (Mil.), a certain number of troops drawn up on the right or left of a battalion; usually grenadiers, light infantry, or riflemen.
Flank defense (Fort.), protection of a work against undue exposure to an enemy's direct fire, by means of the fire from other works, sweeping the ground in its front.
Flank en potence (Mil.), any part of the right or left wing formed at a projecting angle with the line.
Flank files, the first men on the right, and the last on the left, of a company, battalion, etc.
Flank march, a march made parallel or obliquely to an enemy's position, in order to turn it or to attack him on the flank.
Flank movement, a change of march by an army, or portion of one, in order to turn one or both wings of the enemy, or to take up a new position.
Flanks of a frontier, salient points in a national boundary, strengthened to protect the frontier against hostile incursion.
Flank patrol, detachments acting independently of the column of an army, but patrolling along its flanks, to secure it against surprise and to observe the movements of the enemy.
An out-flanking manoeuvre.
The section of flesh on the body of a person or an animal between the last rib and the hip; the side.
FLank Steak A cut of meat from the flank of an animal.
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A sexual gropage of the calf.
Ian walked up behind Jacob and flanked him suddenly. Jacob felt violated later on and showered for three hours straight.
A very usable word. Can be used in many different situations, sometimes replacing words.
A verb or adjective.
Sometimes you can take plank and add the suffix of another word. Ex. Flank + fantastic = FLANKTASTIC!
WOAH, that's totally flankin!
What the flank!
Wow you flanker
hahaha that's flanklarious
Flirt Skank. A girl who flirts with every guy nomatter what and has no intention on following through on anything.
Person A: Did you see Debi all up on Robby? I thought he had a girlfriend!
Person B: Yeh, but its no biggie, Debi's a flank man.
The mash-up of the words 'flirt' and 'wank'. To relieve oneself of one's flirting needs.
-Flanker (one who enjoys the act of flanking)
Girl 1: Why are you flirting with him?
Girl 2: Bitch, please! I'm just flanking
Girl 1: Are you flanking him off yet?
Girl 2: Nope, not gotten to the flanking stage yet, just general chat
the term for anal sex when your getting flanked from behind.
Lets flank her tonight.