Planked
Plank Plank, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Planked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Planking}.] 1. To cover or lay with planks; as, to plank a floor or a ship. ``Planked with pine.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To lay down, as on a plank or table; to stake or pay cash; as, to plank money in a wager. [Colloq. U.S.] [1913 Webster]

3. To harden, as hat bodies, by felting. [1913 Webster]

4. (Wooden Manuf.) To splice together the ends of slivers of wool, for subsequent drawing. [1913 Webster]

{Planked shad}, shad split open, fastened to a plank, and roasted before a wood fire. [1913 Webster]


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  • planked — plæŋkt adj. covered with planks, covered with thick boards plæŋk n. long flat piece of wood; board; political platform v. cover with planks, cover with thick boards …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Planked shad — Plank Plank, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Planked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Planking}.] 1. To cover or lay with planks; as, to plank a floor or a ship. Planked with pine. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To lay down, as on a plank or table; to stake or pay cash; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • plank down — verb drop heavily • Syn: ↑plonk down, ↑plump down • Hypernyms: ↑drop • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Somebody s somebody …   Useful english dictionary

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