planch

or planche

[planch, plahnch]

Origin of planch

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

  • 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