drawplate

noun

draw·​plate ˈdrȯ-ˌplāt How to pronounce drawplate (audio)
: a die with holes through which wires are drawn

Word History

First Known Use

1793, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of drawplate was in 1793

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Cite this Entry

“Drawplate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drawplate. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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