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 Plank.Plaster of Paris. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Plantagenet,
 
from planta genista (broom-plant), the family cognisance first assumed by the Earl of Anjou, the first of his race, during a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, as a symbol of humility. (Sir George Buck: Richard III.) Died 1622.   1
 


 Plank.Plaster of Paris. 

 
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