plank

Part of speech: verb

To cover with planks.

Part of speech: noun

A broad piece of sawed timber, thicker than a board.

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Usage examples "plank":

  1. It threatened to fall into the river, the girl was not on board yet, and Blake leaped upon the plank. - "Blake's Burden", Harold Bindloss.
  2. " It's like walking a tight- rope," said Marjorie, as she picked her way carefully along what she hoped was a sound plank. - "Marjorie's Vacation", Carolyn Wells.
  3. They came sliding on a plank down those stairs. - "The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories", Arnold Bennett.