plank


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Synonyms for plank

Synonyms for plank

a stout length of sawn timber

an endorsed policy in the platform of a political party

cover with planks

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set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise

cook and serve on a plank

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of planks, under cover of which the assailants advanced to the
Then he nailed the plank down again, and put his tools in his bag, and came downstairs.
Across this brook a plank is thrown, and over this plank Adam Bede is passing with his undoubting step, followed close by Gyp with the basket; evidently making his way to the thatched house, with a stack of timber by the side of it, about twenty yards up the opposite slope.
The workman who held the plank profited by the space thus given him, and slipped the roller under the stone.
This did not bring him near enough to the window-hole to look in, or even to throw the light of the lantern through it, so he climbed down and carried the plank back to the place from which he had got it.
The preparations being complete, the two private soldiers stepped aside and each drew away the plank upon which he had been standing.
The sort of living being which lay upon that plank on the morning of Quasimodo, in the year of the Lord, 1467, appeared to excite to a high degree, the curiosity of the numerous group which had congregated about the wooden bed.
I can easily put it in repair, as I have a plank of wood in the house.
And further," added Porthos, whose ideas the assent of the bishop of Vannes seemed to enlarge; "and, further, do you not observe that if the boats have perished, not a single plank has washed ashore?
Peter had been removed for ever from his path, and all the other boys were in the brig, about to walk the plank.
Thus, the tiller and the rudder-head and half of the plank of the starboard stern-sheet had become the property of the second officer.
He waited, with the plank in his hand; repeating the name over and over again, as if it was a question he was putting to himself.
Now on his way home he had to cross a plank lying across a running brook.
But," said the Spectator, "you said in your famous speech before the Society for the Prevention of the Protrusion of Nail Heads from Plank Sidewalks that Kings were blood-smeared oppressors and hell- bound loafers.
There was an old shanty once in the gulch," Morgan resumed when the ruin wrought by my awkwardness had been repaired, "but just previously to my visit it had been blown down, or rather blown away, for its debris was scattered all about, the very floor being parted, plank from plank.