charge-a-plate

noun
\ ˈchärjəˌplāt, -ȧj- \
variants: or charge plate

Definition of charge-a-plate

: an embossed plate (as of metal) used to identify a customer having a charge account

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History and Etymology for charge-a-plate

from Charga-plate, a trademark

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“Charge-a-plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/charge-a-plate. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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