blench to start off, to fly off, to shrink, to flinch,MEASURE FOR MEASURE, iv. 5. 5; THE WINTER'S TALE, i. 2. 333 (where Steevens explains Could man so blench? by “Could any man so start or fly off from propriety of behaviour?);” TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, i. 1. 28; ii. 2. 68; HAMLET, ii. 2. 593.
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