blencher


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blench 1

 (blĕnch)
intr.v. blenched, blench·ing, blench·es
To draw back or shy away, as from fear; flinch.

[Middle English blenchen, from Old English blencan, to deceive; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

blench′er n.

blench 2

 (blĕnch)
v.
Variant of blanch.

blencher

(ˈblɛntʃə)
n
1. obsolete someone employed to scare or obstruct
2. someone who flinches