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planch

or planche

[planch, plahnch] /plæntʃ, plɑntʃ/
noun
1.
a flat piece of metal, stone, or baked clay, used as a tray in an enameling oven.
2.
British Dialect.
  1. a floor.
  2. a plank.
Origin of planch
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English plaunche < Middle French planche < Latin planca plank
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  • In "Olympic Devils" planch's style is seen to excellent effect.

    A Book of Burlesque Willam Davenport Adams
  • The last of planch's classical burlesques was produced at the Lyceum in 1848.

    A Book of Burlesque Willam Davenport Adams
  • The verse of planch and A'Beckett is smoothness itself, and they do not descend to word-torturing.

    A Book of Burlesque Willam Davenport Adams
  • The story of Telemachus was the subject which engaged the attention of planch immediately after he had done with Perseus.

    A Book of Burlesque Willam Davenport Adams
  • After planch, the most notable of the deceased writers of "classical" burlesque is undoubtedly Francis Talfourd.

    A Book of Burlesque Willam Davenport Adams
  • With this ends the list of planch's compositions of this kind—a remarkable contribution to the stage literature of wit and humour.

    A Book of Burlesque Willam Davenport Adams
  • Mr. planch has borrowed the subject of his admirable poem from a legend still popular in Normandy.

    Finger-Ring Lore William Jones
  • In planch's Poursuivant the helmet and mantling alone are engraved from this seal.

  • Mr. Hewitt, and Mr. planch, and in 1859 Mr. Hewitt drew up the first catalogue of the contents.

  • It is not for me to explain how so accurate an observer as the late Mr. planch made such a mistake.

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