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lanch

L'ANCH, v.t. [from lance.]

1. To throw, as a lance; to dart; to let fly.

See whose arm can lanch the surer bolt.

2. To move, or cause to slide from the land into the water; as, to lanch a ship.

L'ANCH, v.i. To dart or fly off; to push off; as, to lanch into the wide world; to lanch into a wide field of discussion.

L'ANCH, n.

1. The sliding or movement of a ship from the land into the water, on ways prepared for the purpose.

2. A kind of boat, longer, lower, and more flat-bottomed than a long boat.



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L'ANCH, v.t. [from lance.]

1. To throw, as a lance; to dart; to let fly.

See whose arm can lanch the surer bolt.

2. To move, or cause to slide from the land into the water; as, to lanch a ship.

L'ANCH, v.i. To dart or fly off; to push off; as, to lanch into the wide world; to lanch into a wide field of discussion.

L'ANCH, n.

1. The sliding or movement of a ship from the land into the water, on ways prepared for the purpose.

2. A kind of boat, longer, lower, and more flat-bottomed than a long boat.

LANCH, n.

  1. The sliding or movement of a ship from the land into the water, on ways prepared for the purpose.
  2. A kind of boat, longer, lower, and more flat-bottomed than a long boat. – Mar. Dict.

LANCH, v.i.

To dart or fly off; to push off; as, to launch into the wide world; to lanch into a wide field of discussion.


LANCH, v.t. [from lance, Fr. lancer.]

  1. To throw, as a lance; to dart; to let fly. See whose arm can lanch the surer bolt. – Dryden. Lee.
  2. To move, or cause to slide from the land into the water; as, to lanch a ship.

Lanch
  1. To throw, as a lance] to let fly; to launch.

    See Whose arm can lanch the surer bolt. Dryden *** Lee.

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Lanch

L'ANCH, verb transitive [from lance.]

1. To throw, as a lance; to dart; to let fly.

See whose arm can lanch the surer bolt.

2. To move, or cause to slide from the land into the water; as, to lanch a ship.

L'ANCH, verb intransitive To dart or fly off; to push off; as, to lanch into the wide world; to lanch into a wide field of discussion.

L'ANCH, noun

1. The sliding or movement of a ship from the land into the water, on ways prepared for the purpose.

2. A kind of boat, longer, lower, and more flat-bottomed than a long boat.

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