Lank, v. i. & t. To become lank;
to make lank. [Obs.] Shak. G. Fletcher.
Lank (?), a. [Compar.
Lanker (?); superl. Lankest.]
[AS. hlanc; cf. G. lenken to turn, gelenk
joint, OHG. hlanca hip, side, flank, and E. link of a
chain.] 1. Slender and thin; not well filled
out; not plump; shrunken; lean.
Meager and lank with fasting
Who would not choose . . . to have rather a
lank purse than an empty brain?
2. Languid; drooping.[Obs.]
Who, piteous of her woes, reared her lank
Lank hair, long, thin hair.