Definition of flaunching in English:

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flaunching

Pronunciation: /ˈflɔːntʃɪŋ/

noun

[mass noun]
The sloping fillet of cement or mortar embedding the base of a chimney pot.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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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