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- n. The laying of floors in a building.
- n. A floor of boards or planks.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The laying of floors in a building; also, a floor of boards or planks.
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Luckily, too, he had set his candle on the planching floor, just wide of the cupboard entrance, and it stood burning as though nothing had happened.
The sound whirred up through the planching twice as loud as usual.
From the ceiling -- formed of rude, unplaned beams and the planching of the bedroom above -- depends a rack crowded with hams and sides of bacon, all wrapped in newspapers.
Hour after hour the sound of their muffled conversation ascended to me through the planching, as I sat and studied -- Dumas, I think.
Across the planching overhead sounded the patter of the children's bare feet.