Definitions for "Planking"
The act of laying planks; also, planks, collectively; a series of planks in place, as the wooden covering of the frame of a vessel.
The middle layer of wood making up the lock floor.
(nautical) a covering or flooring constructed of planks (as on a ship)
Keywords:  slivers, splicing, act, see
The act of splicing slivers. See Plank, v. t., 4.
Keywords:  quantity, collectively
planks collectively; a quantity of planks