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or planche

[planch, plahnch]
  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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for planche

Historical Examples

  • It was here he placed as directors the celebrated Comans and De la Planche.

    The Tapestry Book

    Helen Churchill Candee

  • There many of Planche's most sparkling burlesques had been produced.

  • Planche 9, Fig. 10, 5e Mmoire, "Sur les parties extrieures des papillons."

    The Insect World

    Louis Figuier

  • M. D'Alzon then took me to a house of priests in the Rue de la Planche.

  • Here Comans and Planche, tapestry weavers from Flanders, opened a factory in 1601.

    The Spell of Belgium

    Isabel Anderson