planch

planch

[planch, plahnch]
noun
1.
a flat piece of metal, stone, or baked clay, used as a tray in an enameling oven.
2.
British Dialect.
a.
a floor.
b.
a plank.
Also, planche.


Origin:
1300–50; Middle English plaunche < Middle French planche < Latin planca plank

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