plancher

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French planche.

Noun[edit]

plancher (plural planchers)

  1. A floor made of wood.
  2. A plank.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
  3. (architecture) The underside of a cornice; a soffit.

Verb[edit]

plancher (third-person singular simple present planchers, present participle planchering, simple past and past participle planchered)

  1. (obsolete) To form using planks.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Golding to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /plɑ̃ʃe/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From planche.

Noun[edit]

plancher m (plural planchers)

  1. floor
  2. lower limit
  3. (anatomy) floor

Etymology 2[edit]

From planche.

Verb[edit]

plancher

  1. (intransitive) to talk
Conjugation[edit]

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