Open flank

(Fort.) the part of the flank covered by the orillon.

See also: Open

References in periodicals archive ?
5,6] More recent studies have shown that the short-term outcomes of allograft performance following LDN are equivalent to the open flank procedure.
Breaking through the open flank, the regiment charged down to Ambelya.
With its ability to strike the open flank areas quickly with the break-in pass or quick toss, plus the ability to readily turn the outside corner--consequently adding pressure on defenders stationed to the inside--the Spread T appears ideally suited for the multi-stage action.
The second open flank was transport, where the Government's performance on road, rail and air has been lamentable.
Intriguingly Austrian-born war correspondent Eric Durschmied considers the brave action by the British tank force attacking the triumphant German panzers to protect the British Expeditionary Force's wide open flank as a key moment in the war.
Now Ward is tipped to take over the open flank side position from Kieron Dawson in the hope of adding more pace to the team in the loose.
YM adopted their hard running style and tried to play towards the open flanks.
With Heskey dropping deep to nullify Dietmar Hamann, while Gerrard increasingly made his immense presence tell on Deisler and the full-backs caused havoc down the open flanks, England were revitalised.
With Heskey dropping deep to nullify Dietmar Hamann while Gerrard increasingly made his immense presence tell on Deisler and the fullbacks caused havoc down the open flanks, England were revitalised.