flaunching

a) The sloped fillet around the base of a chimney pot, which serves to hold the pot in position and allow rainwater to run off.
b) Also a mortar fillet at the junction of the chimney stack and the roof. Superseded nowadays by lead flashing.

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  • flaunching — flanchˈing or flaunchˈing noun 1. The action or state of the verb 2. (flaunching) a sloping piece of cement, eg round the base of a chimney pot • • • Main Entry: ↑flanch * * * flaunching see flanching vbl. n …   Useful english dictionary

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  • flaunching — [ flɔ:ntʃɪŋ] noun the sloping fillet of mortar embedding the base of a chimney pot. Origin C18 (as flaunch, denoting a flange): perh. based on OFr. flanchir to bend …   English new terms dictionary

  • flanching — flanchˈing or flaunchˈing noun 1. The action or state of the verb 2. (flaunching) a sloping piece of cement, eg round the base of a chimney pot • • • Main Entry: ↑flanch …   Useful english dictionary

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