Linch Linch (l[i^]nch), n. [AS. hlinc a hill.] A ledge; a right-angled projection. [1913 Webster]

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  • linch — linch·pin; linch·pinned; vel·linch; linch; linch·et; …   English syllables

  • linch — early 14c., lins, from O.E. lynis linchpin, from P.Gmc. *luniso (Cf. O.S. lunisa, M.Du. lunse, Du. luns, Ger. Lünse) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Linch — infobox UK place country = England static static image caption= latitude= 51.04065 longitude= 0.77201 official name = Linch population = 78 (2001) shire district= Chichester shire county= West Sussex region= South East England constituency… …   Wikipedia

  • Linch — Recorded as Linck, Lince and Linch this is an English surname. It is topographical for a person lived by a prominent bank or slope. The derivation is from the pre 7th century word hlinc translating variously as a bank separating strips of arable… …   Surnames reference

  • linch — lynch …   English homophone dictionary

  • linch —  1) a hamlet, generally on the side of a hill. Glouc.  2) a small step. Lane …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • linch — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Linch, Wyoming — Linch is an unincorporated community in southeastern Johnson County, Wyoming, United States. It lies along WYO 192 southeast of the city of Buffalo, the county seat of Johnson County. [Rand McNally. The Road Atlas 08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008 …   Wikipedia

  • linch|pin — «LIHNCH PIHN», noun. 1. a pin inserted through a hole in the end of an axle to keep the wheel on. 2. Figurative. that which keeps something from falling; a critical point: »The small station of Kohima in the Burma Campaign suddenly became the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • linch-pin —  the penis of a stag. Shropsh …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

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