plater

[ pley-ter; for 2 also plat-er ]
/ ˈpleɪ tər; for 2 also ˈplæt ər /

noun

a person or thing that plates.
an inferior race horse.

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Origin of plater

First recorded in 1710–20; plate1 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for plater

plater
/ (ˈpleɪtə) /

noun

a person or thing that plates
horse racing
  1. a mediocre horse entered chiefly for minor races
  2. a blacksmith who shoes racehorses with the special type of light shoe used for racing
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