plank

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[Plank]

A stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes

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A broad piece of sawed timber, differing from a board only in being thicker. See Board.

Noun
an endorsed policy in the platform of a political party

Noun
a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes

Verb
cook and serve on a plank; "Planked vegetable"; "Planked shad"

Verb
cover with planks; "The streets were planked"

Verb
set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise; "He planked the money on the table"; "He planked himself into the sofa"

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n.
A broad piece of sawed timber, differing from a board only in being thicker. See Board.

n.
Fig.: That which supports or upholds, as a board does a swimmer.

n.
One of the separate articles in a declaration of the principles of a party or cause; as, a plank in the national platform.

v. t.
To cover or lay with planks; as, to plank a floor or a ship.

v. t.
To lay down, as on a plank or table; to stake or pay cash; as, to plank money in a wager.

v. t.
To harden, as hat bodies, by felting.

v. t.
To splice together the ends of slivers of wool, for subsequent drawing.


Plank

Plank , n. [OE. planke, OF. planque, planche, F. planche, fr. L. planca; cf. Gr. , , anything flat and broad. Cf. Planch.] 1. A broad piece of sawed timber, differing from a board only in being thicker. See Board. 2. Fig.: That which supports or upholds, as a board does a swimmer.
His charity is a better plank than the faith of an intolerant and bitter-minded bigot.
3. One of the separate articles in a declaration of the principles of a party or cause; as, a plank in the national platform. [Cant] Plank road, ∨ Plank way, a road surface formed of planks. [U.S.] -- To walk the plank, to walk along a plank laid across the bulwark of a ship, until one overbalances it and falls into the sea; -- a method of disposing of captives practiced by pirates.

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. 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.] 3. To harden, as hat bodies, by felting. 4. (Wooden Manuf.) To splice together the ends of slivers of wool, for subsequent drawing. Planked shad, shad split open, fastened to a plank, and roasted before a wood fire.

A broad piece of sawed timber, differing from a board only in being thicker. See Board.

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Usage Examples

A singer for me is more like someone who is standing alone with a microphone like Scott Walker, rather than someone who is bashing a plank and is spitting all over a microphone.

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