plack

noun
\ ˈplak \
plural -s

Definition of plack 

1 : a small billon coin of Scotland issued from James III (second half of 15th century) to James VI (early 17th century) also : a corresponding unit of value half-plack coin

2 archaic : a paltry bit : trifle

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for plack

Middle English plakke, from Middle Dutch placke a coin

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about plack

Dictionary Entries near plack

placit

placita coronae

placitum

plack

placket

plackless

placo-

Statistics for plack

Look-up Popularity

Comments on plack

What made you want to look up plack? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a magnificent or impressive array

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!