plate rail

noun

Definition of plate rail

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

First Known Use of plate rail

1850, in the meaning defined above

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“Plate rail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plate%20rail. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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