planchet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n planchet a flat metal disk ready for stamping as a coin
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Planchet A flat piece of metal; especially, a disk of metal ready to be stamped as a coin.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n planchet A flat piece of metal intended to receive a die-impression for a coin; a coin-blank.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Planchet plan′chet a flat piece of metal ready to receive impression as a coin.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. planchette, a small board, dim. of planche,. See Planch

Usage

In literature:

With regard to d'Artagnan, we know how he was lodged, and we have already made acquaintance with his lackey, Master Planchet.
"The Three Musketeers" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Planchet put away his money, and made up his accounts, amidst civilities addressed to his former master.
"Ten Years Later" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
While he turned this over in his mind Planchet did his best to make up for lost time at table.
"Twenty Years After" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Planchet put away his money, and made up his accounts, amidst civilities addressed to his former master.
"The Vicomte de Bragelonne" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Planchet, my friend," returned D'Artagnan, "you are getting ambitious.
"Louise de la Valliere" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Planchet was not enthroned, as usual, on sacks and barrels.
"The Man in the Iron Mask" by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
I have received, at last, your present of the cartoon, from Dominichino, by Planchet.
"The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son" by The Earl of Chesterfield
He was well along toward the fainting of the honest Planchet on the money-bags, when the telephone rang.
"Half a Rogue" by Harold MacGrath
In the next cell to Paul was the Abbe Planchet.
"France in the Nineteenth Century" by Elizabeth Latimer
In the coining-room the planchets are first given to the milling-machine.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, May, 1878, No. 7." by Various
Is it not a good French word, Monsieur Planchet?
"The Vicomte de Bragelonne" by Alexandre Dumas
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In news:

After taking top Olympics honors, Gabby Douglas may be America's gymnastics sweetheart, but Algiers has its own gold medalist: Annie Planchet.
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