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plunk down

verb phrase
  1. To put down with a thud or crash; place decisively: an overstuffed chair some admirer had planked down next to the booth
  2. To pay money; put down or put up money; offer or bet money: planked down a cool $8,000,000/ plunked down $65,000

[1839+; fr the hard striking of the plank of a table]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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