Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To make or cover with planks or boards.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A plank.
  • transitive v. To make or cover with planks or boards; to plank.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plank.
  • n. In enameling, a slab of fire-brick or baked fire-clay used to support the work while it is baked in the oven.
  • n. A flat iron shoe for a mule.
  • To plank; make of or cover with planks or boards. Also plancher.

Etymologies

From Middle French planche a board, plank. See plank. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • They were accompanied by green salad and three slabs of potato cooked on a planch), a brown bread roll, which comes freshly toasted, and the salad with prosciutto.

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  • The Canadian folk-rock group Great Big Sea has a song called "Lukey's Boat" which has the lyric "Lukey's boat's got high-top sails, and she was planched with copper nails."

    March 9, 2010