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planch

or planche

[planch, plahnch]
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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.
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Origin of planch

1300–50; Middle English plaunche < Middle French planche < Latin planca plank
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Historical Examples

  • The last of Planch's classical burlesques was produced at the Lyceum in 1848.

    A Book of Burlesque

    Willam Davenport Adams

  • In "Olympic Devils" Planch's style is seen to excellent effect.

    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