from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any plane used by carpenters and joiners for working a flat surface, as jack planes, long planes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any form of plane used on flat surfaces, as the block-plane, the compass-plane, the jack-plane, the jointer, the long plane, the smoothing-plane, and the trying-plane.
Sorry, no etymologies found.