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planishing

[′plan·ish·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
Smoothing the surface of a metal by a rapid series of overlapping, light hammerlike blows or by rolling in a planishing mill.
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He was to dedicate three novels to her: Gideon Planish (1943), Cass Timberlane (1945) and Kingsblood Royal (1947).
Gideon Planish (1943) is a satirical attack against treachery potentially existing in the academic profession and against pseudoartists with philanthropic inclinations, who fill Lewis's world of "Philanthrobbery" to be found outside the universe of Main Street.