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To cover something up with planks of wood. A noun or pronoun can be used between "plank" and "over." Pedestrians are not allowed on this path until builders have finished planking it over. It turns out they simply planked over the deteriorating ceiling rather than repairing it.
plank over something
to cover something over with planking. The county planked over the old bridge so bicyclists could use it.