verb \ˈpla-nish\

Definition of PLANISH

transitive verb
:  to smooth, toughen, and finish (metal) by hammering lightly

Origin of PLANISH

Middle English planysshen, from Anglo-French planiss-, stem of planir to make smooth, from plain, plan level, from Latin planus — more at floor
First Known Use: 14th century

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