Lynched vs Lanched - What's the difference?

lynched | lanched |


As verbs the difference between lynched and lanched

is that lynched is (lynch) while lanched is (lanch).

lynched

English

Verb

(head)
  • (lynch)

  • 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 ----

    lanched

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (lanch)

  • 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.