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tr.v. plan·ished, plan·ish·ing, plan·ish·es
To smooth (metal) by rolling or hammering.

[Middle English *planishen, from Old French planir, planiss-, to make smooth, from plan, level, from Latin plānus; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]

plan′ish·er n.
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It took a number of craftsmen -- the planisher, the chaser, the engraver, the polisher and the person in charge of applying hallmarks -- 1,000 man hours to make this set of Louis XV pieces (solid silver and ebony).