plank number six demands that candidates back the surges in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Intriguingly, when he's mentioned this plank in the last few debates, he mentions Latin America in particular.
Eventually, the plank was pushed through, albeit ham-handedly, to boos from a loud minority.
In June, the Indiana GOP dropped a plank from its platform calling for a state constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.
And plank number nine requires steadfast opposition to abortion.
The road has since been allowed to run down, and the plank have been removed.
I know every timber and plank in her; there is not a rope nor a block but I can recognise.
And these roads are crossed by two—the Orange turnpike and Orange plank road—running nearly east and west.
The plank that is used to form the bottom of the boat is not gouged out.
If one bad leak will cause a shipwreck, how is the craft to mount the waves with every plank riven asunder?
late 13c. (c.1200 as a surname), from Old North French planke, variant of Old French planche "plank, slab, little wooden bridge" (12c.), from Late Latin planca "broad slab, board," probably from Latin plancus "flat, flat-footed," from PIE *plak- (1) "to be flat" (see placenta). Technically, timber sawed to measure 2 to 6 inches thick, 9 inches or more wide, and 8 feet or more long. Political sense of "item of a party platform" is U.S. coinage from 1848. To walk the plank, supposedly a pirate punishment, is first attested 1789 and most early references are to slave-traders disposing of excess human cargo in crossing the ocean.
To do the sex act with or to; screw: had witless good fun with his children while his wife was out getting planked
[1970s+; origin unknown]
[1839+; fr the hard striking of the plank of a table]