Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the planks employed to form a sort of darn in some hydraulic works.

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Examples

  • Attached to the stop-plank of the gable a bunch of straw mixed with corn-ears fluttered its tricoloured ribbons in the wind.

    Madame Bovary

  • Attached to the stop-plank of the gable a bunch of straw mixed with corn-ears fluttered its tricolored ribbons in the wind.

    Madame Bovary A Tale of Provincial Life

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