Blencher
Blencher Blench"er, n. 1. One who, or that which, scares another; specifically, a person stationed to prevent the escape of the deer, at a hunt. See {Blancher}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. One who blenches, flinches, or shrinks back. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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