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planish

[plan-ish] /ˈplæn ɪʃ/
verb (used with object)
1.
to give a smooth finish to (metal) by striking lightly with a smoothly faced hammer or die.
2.
to give a smooth finish to (metal, paper, etc.) by passing through rolls.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English planyssyng (gerund) < Old French planiss-, long stem of planir to smooth, derivative of plan level < Latin plānus plain1
Related forms
planisher, noun
unplanished, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for planish

planish

/ˈplænɪʃ/
verb
1.
(transitive) to give a final finish to (metal) by hammering or rolling to produce a smooth surface
Derived Forms
planisher, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Old French planir to smooth out, from Latin plānus flat, plain1
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