blackplate

[ blak-pleyt ]

nounMetallurgy.
  1. cold-rolled sheet steel before pickling or cleaning.

  2. sheet steel coated with a lacquer or enamel.

Origin of blackplate

1
First recorded in 1855–60; black + plate1

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