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plate up

verb (adverb)
to put food on a plate, ready for serving
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  • "Ye needna lick the posies aff," the wifie said, good humoredly, as she picked the plate up to wash it.

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
  • Roll the plate up solid in black ink, sponge it over with water, damp it with a cloth, and then roll it up in the usual way.

    Practical Lithography Alfred Seymour
  • It floated the plate up, the air hit the vanes and spun the plate—and it ran as sweet as honey!

    Space Platform Murray Leinster
  • His thin hand, on which veins rose in a bas relief, held the plate up tremulously against the light.

    The Guests Of Hercules C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

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