(Lank), v. i. & t. To become lank; to make lank. [Obs.] Shak. G. Fletcher.
(Lank"i*ness) n. The condition or quality or being lanky.
(Lank"ly), adv. In a lank manner.
(Lank"ness), n. The state or quality of being lank.
(Lank"y), a. Somewhat lank. Thackeray.
The lanky Dinka, nearly seven feet in height.The Century.
(Lan"ner) n. f. Lanneret
(Lan"ner*et) n. m. [F. lanier, OF. also, lasnier. Cf. Lanyard.] (Zoöl.)
A long-tailed falcon of Southern Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa, resembling the American prairie
(Lan"o*lin) n. [L. lana wool + oleum oil.] (Physiol. Chem.) A peculiar fatlike body, made up
of cholesterin and certain fatty acids, found in feathers, hair, wool, and keratin tissues generally.
Under the same name, it is prepared from wool for commercial purposes, and forms an admirable basis
for ointments, being readily absorbed by the skin.
(||Lan"seh) n. The small, whitish brown fruit of an East Indian tree (Lansium domesticum). It
has a fleshy pulp, with an agreeable subacid taste. Balfour.
(Lans"que*net) n. [F., fr. G. landsknecht a foot soldier, also a game of cards introduced by
these foot soldiers; land country + knecht boy, servant. See Land, and Knight.]
1. A German foot soldier in foreign service in the 15th and 16th centuries; a soldier of fortune; a term
used in France and Western Europe.