Lynch vs Lanch - What's the difference?

lynch | lanch |


As a proper noun lynch

is .

As a noun lanch is

(uk|dialect) a large bed of flints.

As a verb lanch is

(obsolete) to throw, as a lance; to let fly; to launch.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

lynch

English

(wikipedia lynch)

Etymology 1

First attested , from (Lynch law) that appeared in .

Verb

(es)
  • (pejorative) To execute (somebody) without a proper legal trial or procedure, especially by hanging.
  • Synonyms
    * (execute without a proper legal trial) string up
    Derived terms
    * lynching * lynch mob

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (es)
  • English eponyms ----

    lanch

    English

    Noun

  • (UK, dialect) A large bed of flints.
  • * 1871 (Thomas Hardy) "Desperate Remedies"
  • ...difficult to cultivate, on account of the outcrop thereon of a large bed of flints
    called locally a ' lanch ' or 'lanchet.'

    Verb

    (es)
  • (obsolete) To throw, as a lance; to let fly; to launch.