Examples from the Web for dinner plate
A stain the size of a dinner-plate was formed before the drops ceased to fall.True Ghost Stories|Hereward Carrington
This gradually extends until in some instances it may become as large as a dinner-plate.
He remembered the log-house and his supper, when Mandy Ann served from a dinner-plate, and his napkin was a pocket handkerchief.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
What an extraordinarily beautiful creature it is, sometimes so large as to cover a dinner-plate.Ranching, Sport and Travel|Thomas Carson
It was about the size of a dinner-plate, and lay on the newel-post as I came down stairs one morning.