plank over

plank over
cover with planks

The streets were planked

Syn: ↑plank
Derivationally related forms: ↑plank (for: ↑plank), ↑planking (for: ↑plank)
Hypernyms: ↑cover
Verb Frames:

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  • plank — n. & v. n. 1 a long flat piece of timber used esp. in building, flooring, etc. 2 an item of a political or other programme (cf. PLATFORM). 1 provide, cover, or floor, with planks. 2 (usu. foll. by down; also absol.) esp. US colloq. a put (a …   Useful english dictionary

  • plank — noun 1》 a long, thin flat piece of timber, used in building and flooring. 2》 a fundamental part of a political or other programme. verb 1》 make, provide, or cover with planks. 2》 informal, chiefly N. Amer. & Irish set down forcefully or abruptly …   English new terms dictionary

  • Plank-sheer — n. (Shipbuilding) The course of plank laid horizontally over the timberheads of a vessel s frame. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plank road — A plank road or puncheon is a dirt path or road covered with a series of planks, similar to the wooden sidewalks one would see in a Western movie. Plank roads were wildly popular in the U.S. Northeast and U.S. Midwest in the first half of the… …   Wikipedia

  • plank — plankless, adj. planklike, adj. /plangk/, n. 1. a long, flat piece of timber, thicker than a board. 2. lumber in such pieces; planking. 3. something to stand on or to cling to for support. 4. any one of the stated principles or objectives… …   Universalium

  • Plank cooking — Articleissues COI = y onesource = February 2008 OR = February 2008 orphan = February 2008 refimprove = February 2008 wikify = February 2008 History of Plank Cooking The Pacific Northwest has long been famous for the technique of roasting fish and …   Wikipedia

  • plank — /plæŋk / (say plangk) noun 1. a long, flat piece of timber thicker than a board. 2. timber in such pieces. 3. something to stand on or to cling to for support. 4. Originally US a policy which is a key part of a political party s platform. 5. Yoga …  

  • plank cooking — baking a fish in an oven or roasting it over open flames or coals while it is attached to a plank. The natural oils and moisture from the plank season the fish. Pre cut planks are now available and can be used on barbecues …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Plank — Recorded as Planche, Planque (French), Plank, Plancke, Planck, Planks, Plaunk, Plincke (English), and possibly others, this is a surname of French origins. It would seem to have first arrived in England with the famous Norman Invaders of 1066,… …   Surnames reference

  • walk the plank — phrasal 1. : to be compelled especially by pirates to walk along a plank sticking out over the side of a ship until one falls into the sea 2. : to vacate an office or position under compulsion * * * walk the plank To suffer the former maritime… …   Useful english dictionary

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