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Definition of Plank

Plank
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.
Plank
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. --Southey. 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, or 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.

Meaning of Plank from wikipedia

- Plank may refer to: Plank (wood), flat, elongated, and rectangular timber with parallel faces Plank (exercise), an isometric exercise for the abdominal...
- The plank (also called a front hold, hover, or abdominal bridge) is an isometric core strength exercise that involves maintaining a position similar to...
- Kevin A. Plank (born August 13, 1972) is an American billionaire businessman and philanthropist. Plank is the founder, CEO and chairman of Under Armour...
- Scott Chapman Plank (November 11, 1958 — October 24, 2002) was an American actor, best known for playing Nick Reardon on Melrose Place, and as Wiley Farrell...
- Elizabeth Plank (born March 19, 1987) is a Canadian video blogger and online journalist. She is a senior producer and political correspondent at Vox. Plank attended...
- Douglas Walter Plank (born March 4, 1953) is a former American-football safety and coach in the National Football League. Plank attended Norwin School...
- Walking the plank was a method of execution practiced on special occasion by pirates, mutineers, and other rogue seafarers. For the amu****t of the perpetrators...
- A plank road is a road composed of wooden planks or puncheon logs. Plank roads were commonly found in the Canadian province of Ontario as well as the Northeast...
- A plank is timber that is flat, elongated, and rectangular with parallel faces that are higher and longer than wide. Used primarily in carpentry, planks...
- A plank house is a type of house constructed by indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest, typically using cedar planks. The oldest plank house village...
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