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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.”
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Plank·ing, n.
 1. The act of laying planks; also, planks, collectively; a series of planks in place, as the wooden covering of the frame of a vessel.
 2. The act of splicing slivers. See Plank, v. t., 4.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: planks collectively; a quantity of planks
      2: (nautical) a covering or flooring constructed of planks (as
         on a ship)
      3: the work of covering an area with planks