plancher

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French planche.

NounEdit

plancher (plural planchers)

  1. A floor made of wood.
  2. A plank.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
  3. (architecture) The underside of a cornice; a soffit.

VerbEdit

plancher (third-person singular simple present planchers, present participle planchering, simple past and past participle planchered)

  1. (obsolete) To form using planks.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Golding to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /plɑ̃ʃe/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From planche.

NounEdit

plancher m (plural planchers)

  1. floor
  2. lower limit
  3. (anatomy) floor

Etymology 2Edit

From planche.

VerbEdit

plancher

  1. (intransitive) to talk
ConjugationEdit
Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 18:22