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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lank /ˈlæŋk/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lank a. [Compar. Lanker superl. Lankest.]
 1. Slender and thin; not well filled out; not plump; shrunken; lean.
    Meager and lank with fasting grown.   --Swift.
    Who would not choose . . . to have rather a lank purse than an empty brain?   --Barrow.
 2. Languid; drooping. [Obs.]
    Who, piteous of her woes, reared her lank head.   --Milton.
 Lank hair, long, thin hair.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lank, v. i. & t. To become lank; to make lank. [Obs.] --Shak. --G. Fletcher.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: long and thin and often limp; "grown lank with fasting";
             "lank mousy hair"
      2: long and lean [syn: spindly]