Definition of plank:
- A broad piece of sawed timber, differing from a board only in being thicker. See Board.
- Fig.: That which supports or upholds, as a board does a swimmer.
- One of the separate articles in a declaration of the principles of a party or cause; as, a plank in the national platform.
- To cover or lay with planks; as, to plank a floor or a ship.
- To harden, as hat bodies, by felting.
- To lay down, as on a plank or table; to stake or pay cash; as, to plank money in a wager.
- To splice together the ends of slivers of wool, for subsequent drawing.
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- "Aurora the Magnificent", Gertrude Hall.
- "Between Whiles", Helen Hunt Jackson.
- "The Boy Trapper", Harry Castlemon.