Hanch

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hanch (Naut) A sudden fall or break, as the fall of the fife rail down to the gangway.
    • Hanch (Arch) See Hanse.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hanch In architecture, same as haunch, 6.
    • hanch To snap at threateningly, as a wild or infuriated animal.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i., v.t Hanch hansh to snap at with the jaws.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Hanse

Usage

In literature:

A warm shock of air heat of mustard hanched on Mr Bloom's heart.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
My Lady of Newport bakes her Venison in a dish thus; A side or a hanch serves for two dishes.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened" by Kenelm Digby
Thus you may broil any hanch of venison, and serve it with gravy only.
"The accomplisht cook" by Robert May
He gi' de sorrel a pull dat fotch 'im back settin' down in de san' on he hanches.
"Stories by American Authors, Volume 9" by Various
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In science:

Uniformly continuous, positive semigroups were studied by Evans and Hanche-Olsen .
Charakterizations of the Generators of Positive Semigroups on C*- and von Neumann Algebras
Evans, D. E., Hanche-Olsen, H.: The generators of positive semigroups, J.
Charakterizations of the Generators of Positive Semigroups on C*- and von Neumann Algebras
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