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 for Planking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Plank \Plank\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Planked; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To cover or lay with planks; as, to plank a floor or a
        ship. "Planked with pine." --Dryden.
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     2. To lay down, as on a plank or table; to stake or pay cash;
        as, to plank money in a wager. [Colloq. U.S.]
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     3. To harden, as hat bodies, by felting.
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     4. (Wooden Manuf.) To splice together the ends of slivers of
        wool, for subsequent drawing.
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     Planked shad, shad split open, fastened to a plank, and
        roasted before a wood fire.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Planking \Plank"ing\, n.
     1. The act of laying planks; also, planks, collectively; a
        series of planks in place, as the wooden covering of the
        frame of a vessel.
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     2. The act of splicing slivers. See Plank, v. t., 4.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: planks collectively; a quantity of planks
      2: (nautical) a covering or flooring constructed of planks (as
         on a ship)
      3: the work of covering an area with planks

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  68 Moby Thesaurus words for "planking":
     bank, beam, billet, board, boarding, border, broadside, cheek,
     chop, clapboard, coast, cord, cordwood, deal, driftwood, firewood,
     flank, hand, handedness, hardwood, haunch, hip, jowl, laterality,
     lath, lathing, lathwork, log, lumber, many-sidedness,
     multilaterality, panelboard, paneling, panelwork, plank, plyboard,
     plywood, pole, post, profile, puncheon, quarter, shake, sheathing,
     sheathing board, sheeting, shingle, shore, side, sideboard, siding,
     slab, slat, softwood, splat, stave, stick, stick of wood,
     stovewood, temple, three-by-four, timber, timbering, timberwork,
     two-by-four, unilaterality, weatherboard, wood

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