Stank

stank

1. Water retained by an embankment; a pool water.

2. A dam or mound to stop water.

(Science: zoology) Stank hen, the moor hen; called also stankie.

Origin: OF. Estang, F. Etang, from L. Stagnum a pool. Cf. Stagnate, Tank a cistern.

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