plater

noun
plat·er | \ ˈplā-tər \

Definition of plater 

1 : one that plates

2a : a horse that runs chiefly in plate races

b : a racehorse that competes in the lowest grade of races

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The move not only will boost seating and overall visibility at the two-year-old small-plater. Michael Klein, Philly.com, "Helm crew to take over Aldine space in Rittenhouse," 4 June 2018 Irwin’s, a Mediterranean/Middle Eastern small-plater/lounge, is looking at late spring on the eighth floor of the Bok Building at Ninth and Mifflin Streets in South Philadelphia. Michael Klein, Philly.com, "New restaurants heat up the Philly region," 13 Apr. 2018 DiFronzo was born in Italy and moved with his father, Michael, a metal plater, and his mother, Delores, to Chicago in the mid-1930s. Bob Goldsborough, chicagotribune.com, "Reputed Chicago Outfit boss John DiFronzo dies at 89," 30 May 2018 Transfer to a plater and let cool slightly before breaking into large pieces. Rick Martinez, Bon Appetit, "Grilled Beef with Broccoli," 19 Aug. 2017 The mussel shells are from Maine and the gold plater is in deep Brooklyn. Christine Whitney, The Cut, "The Lighting Designer From Everyone’s Dream Brooklyn Brownstone," 1 Aug. 2017 Get in your last meals now at Elements Cafe in Haddon Heights, as chef/owner Fred Kellermann has found a buyer for his eclectic small-plater after 14½ years. Michael Klein, Philly.com, "Elements Cafe to close after 14 years," 12 June 2017

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First Known Use of plater

1719, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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