planisher
noun see planish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Planisher — Plan ish*er, n. One who, or that which, planishes. Weale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • planisher — See planish. * * * …   Universalium

  • planisher — plan·ish·er …   English syllables

  • planisher — shə(r) noun ( s) : one that planishes; specifically : a tool used for planishing …   Useful english dictionary

  • planish — planisher, n. /plan ish/, v.t. 1. to give a smooth finish to (metal) by striking lightly with a smoothly faced hammer or die. 2. to give a smooth finish to (metal, paper, etc.) by passing through rolls. [1350 1400; ME planyssyng (ger.) < OF… …   Universalium

  • planish — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English planysshen, from Anglo French planiss , stem of planir to make smooth, from plain, plan level, from Latin planus more at floor Date: 14th century to smooth, toughen, and finish (metal) by hammering… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Figurative system of human knowledge — The original figurative system of human knowledge tree, in French. The figurative system of human knowledge , sometimes known as the tree of Diderot and d Alembert, was a tree developed to represent the structure of knowledge itself, produced for …   Wikipedia

  • Gasparo Molo — (also spelt Mola or Moli) was an Italian goldsmith and planisher, chiefly known as a medalist, whose biography is very obscure. Born (according to Forrer) in Breglia near Como or (according to older records) in Lugano, his date of death is… …   Wikipedia

  • Molo, Gasparo — • Italian goldsmith and planisher, chiefly known as a medalist, born (according to Forrer) in Breglio near Como or (according to older records) in Lugano; date of death unknown Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Gasparo Molo —     Gasparo Molo     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Gasparo Molo     (he wrote his name also MOLA and MOLI)     A skilful Italian goldsmith and planisher, chiefly known as a medalist, born (according to Forrer) in Breglio near Como or (according to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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