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  • The inside planking between ports and waterways of a ship.

    February 15, 2008

  • See plansheer and hanging knees for usage notes.

    March 3, 2008

  • "'Don't ee do it, sir!' he cried, covering the touch-hole with his hand. 'If you could but see her poor knees – and the spirketting started in five separate places, oh dear, oh dear.'"

    Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian, p 70 of the Norton paperback edition

    July 8, 2019