Definition of plank down
1 : to set down forcibly or with emphasis was herded into a corner and planked down among five other sufferers — Thomas Wood †1950 delighted to slam us all in jail and plank down martial law — Laura Krey
2 : to pay or put down (money) on the spot pulled out a silver dollar and planked it down for a year's subscription — A. W. Long planked down a fistful of money — Irish Digest
: to declare oneself forcibly or unmistakably planked squarely down on the side of the government — Mollie Panter-Downes
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