planking


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planks collectively

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(nautical) a covering or flooring constructed of planks (as on a ship)

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the work of covering an area with planks

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Then the thoat that he was riding placed his great shoulder to the skeel-wood planking, pushed through, and a moment later the man and the two beasts were swinging silently down the avenue to the edge of the plaza, where Kar Komak hid.
We rigged up a single short mast and light sail, fastened planking down over the ballast to form a deck, worked her out into midstream with a couple of sweeps, and dropped our primitive stone anchor to await the turn of the tide that would bear us out to sea.
Without a moan the man sank to the rough planking of the veranda, and as he fell the mists that had clouded Werper's brain lifted, so that he saw himself and the deed that he had done in the same light that those who must judge him would see them.
To this end he examined his prison carefully, tested the heavy planking that formed its walls, and measured the distance of the hatch above him.
Now she felt but a gentle roll, though the wild turmoil of the storm still came to her ears through the heavy planking of the Ithaca's hull.
Despite his chill, and despite his teeth that were already beginning to chatter while the burning sun extracted the moisture in curling mist-wreaths from the deck planking, Van Horn cuddled Jerry in his arms and called him princeling, and prince, and a king, and a son of kings.
For, see you, it was our custom to lick the dew from the oar-blades, the gunwales, the thwarts, and the inside planking.
It struck the planking of the wharf a resounding smash, bounced along fifteen or twenty feet, and was pounced upon by the amazed onlookers.
Then the creature lowered away until Bradley's head came in sudden and painful contact with the floor below, after which the Wieroo let loose of the rope entirely and the Englishman's body crashed to the wooden planking.
The planking of the paddle-boxes had been torn sheer away.
The patient figures at work were swarthy with the filings of iron and steel that danced on every bench and bubbled up through every chink in the planking.
During that time, anyone over the age of 18 who likes the company on Facebook can submit a photo of themselves planking in front of a competitor's store for the opportunity to win $100.
First, there was planking, then there was leisure diving, and now, we have owling.
Sean Duffy, 22, decided The King's Graceland house in Tennessee was the perfect spot to win a bet with a pal by planking - an internet craze in which people are photographed face-down in bizarre locations.
London, July 15 (ANI): Seems like the bizarre Internet craze for planking is over.