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plank over

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.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

plank over something

to cover something over with planking. The county planked over the old bridge so bicyclists could use it.
See also: over, plank
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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