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This was made of double thick planking, immediately adjoining the cargo, which stretched away to the bow.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
They had no knives, as I said, but with their simple pistol-barrels they had almost cut their way through the planking.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Construction: diagonal principle, Dantzic oak without, horizontal planking of Italian larch.
In the woods around were splendid trees, white and black oak and chestnut, for planking, and pine for the decks.
In vain Lamont skilfully pierced the planking beneath water line.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
Then they brought out a great chisel and pried off the planking, fearful of the noise it made.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
The planking had been sawed, the timber cut with the hatchet, the ironwork with a file, the sheathing with the chisel.
We'll have some Dantzic pine and Brême oak; we'll have a first-rate planking—oak within and pine without.
The sound of tearing planking was distinctly audible above the roar of the waves.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
Tommy struck three times on the planking of the dock with his open hand.

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