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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Stank \Stank\, n. [OF. estang, F. ['e]tang, from L. stagnum a pool. Cf. Stagnate, Tank a cistern.] 1. Water retained by an embankment; a pool of water. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Robert of Brunne. [1913 Webster] 2. A dam or mound to stop water. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] Stank hen (Zool.), the moor hen; -- called also stankie. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]