Entry from British & World English dictionary
- General repairs of a lesser nature should be undertaken to brickwork, parapet walling and any leadwork to the main roof together with pointing attention around the chimney pots flaunching.
Mid 19th century: from flaunch meaning 'flange', (as verb) 'slope towards the top': perhaps based on Old French flanchir 'to bend', from flanc(he) 'flank'.
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