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  • n. Plural form of plank.

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Examples

  • I can send it in planks for skating floors, in statuettes for the mantel, in shavings for juleps, or in solution for ice cream and general purposes.

    storytelling

  • I wonder if one of the planks is "likes to plan and attend tea parties"?

    RNC members draft new 'socialist' resolution

  • Boehner also reiterated planks from the new GOP agenda, "A Pledge to America," unveiled last week, such as mandating the constitutional authority for any new legislation.

    With an eye toward the election, Boehner calls for major changes in the House

  • “I believe it would have destroyed the main planks on which Hitler rose to power, it would have prevented World War II, the greatest and worst war in all history, and it would have changed the future of all mankind.”

    Matthew Yglesias » Der Dolchstoss

  • Palin offers no management qualifications, basing her campaign on the buzzword planks and the political might of the far-right Republicans.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Instead, as with Nelson Mandela, forgiveness and reconciliation became the main planks in Kim's political platform and guided the steps he took.

    The Nobel Peace Prize 2000 - Presentation Speech

  • One of the main planks of the platform of the present Government is the abolition of these treaties which confer these special privileges on foreigners.

    China and the Foreign Powers

  • There were about five main planks, or puncheons, the middle one being the heaviest, the better to sustain the weight of any horse that might happen to walk over the cache pit's mouth.

    Buffalo Bird Woman's Garden

  • By this means he satisfied himself that we could now obtain short planks, as it were all ready sawn, of any size and thickness that we desired, which was a very great discovery indeed -- perhaps the most important we had yet made.

    The Coral Island

  • By this means he satisfied himself that we could now obtain short planks, as it were all ready sawn, of any size and thickness that we desired; which was a very great discovery indeed, perhaps the most important we had yet made.

    The Coral Island A Tale of the Pacific Ocean

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