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Meaning of FLANCH

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Flanch\, n.; pl. {Flanches}. [Prov. E., a projection,
OF. flanche flank. See {Flank}.]
1. A flange. [R.]. (Her.) A bearing consisting of a segment
   of a circle encroaching on the field from the side.

Note: Flanches are always in pairs. A pair of flanches is
      considered one of the subordinaries.

 

 

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