plate rail

noun

: a rail or narrow shelf along the upper part of a wall for holding plates or ornaments

Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of plate rail was in 1850

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Cite this Entry

“Plate rail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plate%20rail. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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