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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The work of covering an area with long flat pieces of timber; (nautical) a covering or flooring constructed of timber (as on a ship);

Usage examples (35)
  • Noun : They fought for a plank supporting a nuclear freeze
  • I scratched the mold off one place, – here it is, – and I discovered that this planking is real seasoned cedar like they build the best boats of.
  • "This is a carvel-built boat; that is, her planking runs fore and aft,"
  • The planking was a cedar-coloured wood, and all the arches and mouldings were finished like cabinet-work, so that it was both handsome and durable. for more
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