What does the word blanch mean?

Usage examples for blanch

  1. Bodley truly compares himself to " the carrier's horse which cannot blanch the beaten way in which I was trained." – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli
  2. To blanch almonds, put them in a bowl and cover them with boiling water. – What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  3. Her soft, heavy, white breasts made old men blanch and young men start to grab. – The Glory of Ippling by Helen M. Urban