jack plane

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noun Carpentry.

a plane for rough surfacing.

Nearby words

  1. jack oak,
  2. jack of all trades,
  3. jack of all trades, master of none,
  4. jack off,
  5. jack pine,
  6. jack plug,
  7. jack post,
  8. jack rabbit,
  9. jack rafter,
  10. jack robinson

Origin of jack plane

First recorded in 1805–15

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British Dictionary definitions for jack plane

jack plane

noun

a carpenter's plane, usually with a wooden body, used for rough planing of timber
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