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Meaning of PLANKING

Pronunciation:  'plangking

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the work of covering an area with planks
  2. [n]  a covering or flooring constructed of planks (as on a ship)
  3. [n]  planks collectively; a quantity of planks

PLANKING is a 8 letter word that starts with P.


 See Also: covering, lumber, manual labor, manual labour, timber



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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