- a very small copper coin used in Scotland in the 15th and 16th centuries as a four-penny piece.
Origin of plack
1425–75; late Middle English placke < Middle Dutch: name of a coin
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Examples from the Web for plack
"'Tish not plack in te face I mean, put in te heart," said the skipper.Captain Kyd, Vol. II
Joseph Holt Ingraham
I wad gie twa and a plack, Sir, to ony man that could prove that to me; na, bluid winna hide.Merkland
And so Ware's dead—died a worse death than the hangman's; and died not worth a plack, as I always knew he would.Willing to Die
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
To-morrow's Plack Imp's Night, de fery night de vitch-villow's able to findt de moneys.
Plack, plak, n. a small copper coin formerly current in Scotland, equal in value to the third part of an English penny.