planisher

planish

[plan-ish]
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; Middle English planyssyng (gerund) < Old French planiss-, long stem of planir to smooth, derivative of plan level < Latin plānus plain1

planisher, noun
unplanished, adjective
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planish (ˈplænɪʃ)
 
vb
(tr) to give a final finish to (metal) by hammering or rolling to produce a smooth surface
 
[C16: from Old French planir to smooth out, from Latin plānus flat, plain1]
 
'planisher
 
n

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