Definition of flaunching in English:

flaunching

noun

  • [mass noun] The sloping fillet of cement or mortar embedding the base of a chimney pot.

    • ‘General repairs of a lesser nature should be undertaken to brickwork, parapet walling and any leadwork to the main roof together with pointing attention around the chimney pots flaunching.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from flaunch meaning ‘flange’, (as verb) ‘slope towards the top’: perhaps based on Old French flanchir ‘to bend’, from flanc(he) ‘flank’.

Pronunciation

flaunching

/ˈflɔːntʃɪŋ/