plane (Tertull. Apol.
), is delineated among joiners' tools
(Instrumen. Fabr. Tignar.
) in the woodcut at p. 243.
Another example of similar form, but with the wooden box also shown, may be
seen in Blümner: in both these we see two holes for the passage of
the shavings, one on each side of the handle, instead of one, as in modern
planes. The Latin and Greek names for this instrument gave origin to the
corresponding transitive verbs runcino
plane.” (Varro, L. L.
5.96; Poll. 10.146; Anth.
6.204; Blümner, Technol.