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View synonyms for plat

plat

1

[ plat ]

noun

  1. a plot of ground.
  2. a plan or map, as of land.


verb (used with object)

, plat·ted, plat·ting.
  1. to make a plat of; plot.

plat

2

[ plat ]

noun

  1. a plait or braid.

verb (used with object)

, plat·ted, plat·ting.
  1. to plait; braid.

plat-

3
  1. variant of platy-.

plat.

4

abbreviation for

  1. plateau.
  2. platoon.

plat

1

/ plæt /

noun

  1. a small area of ground; plot


plat

2

/ plæt /

noun

  1. a variant spelling of plait
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Word History and Origins

Origin of plat1

1400–50; late Middle English; variant of plot, reinforced by Middle English plat flat of a sword < Old French: something flat ( plate 1 )

Origin of plat2

1350–1400; Middle English; variant of plait
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Word History and Origins

Origin of plat1

C16 (also occurring in Middle English in place names): originally variant of plot ²

Origin of plat2

C16: variant of plait
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Example Sentences

If you’re a homeowner, check your plat, or even consult your local utility authority.

It is more of a supper than a dinner plat, and should be eaten with a fork.

Jonathan Knight, the old engineer before mentioned, surveyed the site of the town and made the plat.

The scenario, like the plat described for us by Malone and Collier, was hung up behind the stage.

It is almost equally certain that the buildings extended to the south and southeast of the present plat of ground.

Monsieur, ayez patience que j'aie abattu cette idole, et puis que je meure, s'il vous plat.

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