wall plate

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Remove wall plates from light switches and outlets and tape over the outlet and switches to prevent water and moisture from getting on them. Timothy Dahl, Popular Mechanics, "How to Remove Wallpaper," 7 Feb. 2018

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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