v. t.1.To throw, as a lance; to let fly; to launch.
[imp. & p. p. Lanched (låncht); p. pr. & vb. n. Lanching. See Launch, Lance.]
See Whose arm can lanch the surer bolt.
- Dryden & Lee.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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it's not actually Coventry but while we had the rock and prog bands going on at The Lanch (now Coventry University), Mothers in Erdington Birmingham were doing very similar things but to an even larger degree.
The multi-sport Varsity competition had already been claimed by Warwick, but 'the Lanch' went tantalisingly close to claiming their second win in the rugby union match which traditionally ends the series.
CROOKHALL'S Glen Fletcher produced an excellent all-round performance only to finish up on the losing side against Lanch ester, Fletcher first showed his qualities with the ball as he produced 4-12 from four overs to leave the Kitswell Road lads 87 all out as Dan Gowland chipped in with 3-25.
The brand new Coventry University exhibit, Out To Lanch fights an energetic battle to prove just why The Lanch is a shrine to Coventry music.
Elizah Jackson looks uncannily like Pauline Black on stage - squint a little and you are back watching The Selecter at The Lanch in full swing.
Some of the pictures | already discovered include these of The Specials at The Butts, racial tensions brewing in Coventry city centre in 1981 and Suggs at The Lanch
The Clash would eventually appear at the venue toward the end of 1977 and again at 'The Lanch' during 1978.
Growing up in Coventry, he'll have had the chance to see many big name acts perform, mostly at the Coventry Theatre, the "Lanch" or Locarno.
Maggie Hudson Used to hang out in The Thistle, The Climax, Market Tavern and Friday night at the student bar at the Lanch (now Coventry Uni).